Women’s welfare top priority: CM

Shivraj makes slew of announcements for Ladli Banhas on Rakshanbandhan

Bhopal: The Chief Minister said that women’s welfare is the top priority. Chouhan informed that more than 3,628 crore 85 lakh have been disbursed into the accounts of Ladli Bahana in three installments.

Ladli Bahna Sena set up in 60,460 villages and urban wards. Each comprises 11 to 21 Ladli Bahan. A total of 8 lakh are part of the Ladli Bahna Sena.

Rs. 10,000 per month under Livelihood Mission

CM said that those joining Rural Livelihoods Mission, will receive all the benefits. Land will be provided in industrial area for small and medium-sized industries. The stamp duty on properties registered in the name of women has been reduced to one percent. The goal is to increase monthly income of women upto at least Rs. 10,000.

Chouhan said that land freed from encroachments will be provided to needy Ladli Bahana in villages and urban areas. Housing facility will also be ensured to them.

Chouhan said that Ladli Bahana are not required to pay increased electricity bills upto September. Arrangements will be made to ensure that Bills do not exceed Rs. 100. An arrangement of Rs. 900 crore rupees has been made for providing electricity to every needy.

Daughters As Lakhpatis
* Over 45.72 lakh Ladli Laxmi become Lakhpatis.
* More than 13 lakh 30 thousand Ladli Laxmi getting scholarship of more than Rs 366 crore.
* Assistance of upto Rs 25 thousand to for higher education.
* So far, educational assistance of more than Rs. 544 crore to 09 lakh 60 thousand girl students.

Other Announcements
* Over 67 thousand 600 girl students belonging to poor families in urban areas getting assistance of Rs. 30 crores.
* 2 lakh women got elected in local body elections.
* 17 thousand women members of self-help groups win local body elections.
* 53 lakh families associated with 4 lakh 50 thousand self-help groups.
* Credit linkage of Rs 5 thousand 800 crore ensured.
* Target to make every SHG member a lakhpati.
* Registration fee from 3% to one percent for getting properties registered in the name of women.
* Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, women own 52% of houses in rural areas and 70% of houses in urban areas.
* Under the Sambal Yojana, Rs 16,000 assistance to each woman for the health and nutrition.
* Aahar Anudan Yojana – 300 crore per year to women of Baiga, Saharia, Bharia families. Till now of Rs 1 thousand 460 crore.
* A provision of Rs 25,000 for laptops to meritorious daughters. Scooty for topper girl students in the school.
* Under the Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivah-Nikah, Kalyani Vivah, disabled marriage , more than 6 lakh 10 thousand daughters have been given of Rs. 1592 crores.

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