About Kanyashree Prakalpa
Kanyashree Prakalpa is a scheme taken by the Government of West Bengal to develop the life and the status of the girls by supporting the families who are backward financially so that families would not arrange the marriage of their girl child before the age of eighteen years due to an economic problem. The main purpose of this scheme is to build those girls who improve their position of girls who came from poor families and who are not getting higher studies by the tough economic conditions. It has been approved internationally by the United Kingdoms Department of International Development and the UNICEF.
Mamata Banerjee is the West Bengal Cheif minister received the award of the highest prize in United Nations Public Service Award for the state government Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme in the Hague, Netherlands. Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme of West Bengal was introduced with among 552 project nominations which are received by the UN from 62 countries. West Bengal has been received an award in the Asia-pacific group for the category Reaching the Poorest and Most Vulnerable by inclusive services and Participation.
Argentina was the winner among the Latin America Caribbean Group for its early childhood education program. In the Western Group, the UK was the winner of introducing its program to prevent senior citizens without being cheated.
Kanyashree Prakalpa is a scheme of the West Bengal government to develop the lives and positions of the adolescent girls. The scheme offers financial help for the girls who came from poor families and those who want to pursue higher studies. It also desires to prevent child marriage. Increased education achievement, prevention of child marriages and financial inclusion are the main goals of the scheme. The scheme was officially started by Mamata Banerjee in October 2013.
This, not the first time to win the award for Kanyashree Prakalpa but also have received the applauds of the UNICEF. The scheme covered about 40 lakh school and college who belongs to college going girls by its umbrella. From this scheme, money transfers have been offered to them as scholarships as to continue their going school. The UN Public Service Awards were started in 2003.
Department of Women Development, Social Welfare, and Government of West Bengal has discovered the Kanyashree Prakalpa which is money transfer scheme with the desire to improve the position and upbringing of the girl child in West Bengal. Kanyashree Prakalpa is provided by the Government of West Bengal which is developed among all districts of the state.
The two components of the scheme
Annual Scholarship of Rs. 500/-
One time Grant of Rs. 25,000/-
Kanyashree Prakalpa Application Status
The Annual Scholarship is offered for the girls who are unmarried and age is 13-18 years which is enrolled in classes of VIII-XII in government approved regular or equal open school or same vocational/technical training course. The One time grant is for the girls who got 18 years at the time of application, participated in government approved regular or open school/college or having vocational/technical training in sports activity or in inmate of Home registered by J.J.Act 2000. Both the benefits will be offered to the scheme which was granted for girls who belong to families with low annual family income and should not exceed Rs.1,20,000.
As the child marriages will effect the lives the children, adolescets and young women, this scheme is developed by the terms of their educational status, health and contribute to the empowerment of the girls in the state, and will get many benefits for the larger section of the society.
Nearly, 18 lakhs girl students will get benefitted by annual scholarship each year
Nearly, 3.5 lakhs girls for the one-time grant each year.
Kanyashree Online Application
Kanyashree Application Form K1 and Kanyashree Application Form K2 is also available in the official web portal of Kanyashree Prakalpa government of West Bengal. The scholarship of West Bengal Kanyashree is developed by the West Bengal Government. Kanyashree Online Application is available at wbkanyashree gov in the portal. At the official website, you can also found Kanyashree Online Application form. People who are looking for the Kanyashree prakalpa in Bengali version those can also get it from the portal. If any doubts, drop your queries in the below comment section.