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Yogi 2.0: Women welfare utmost priority , one lakh girls added under Kanya Sumangala Yojana

Yogi 2.0: Women welfare utmost priority , one lakh girls added under Kanya Sumangala Yojana

Lucknow, July 6(UNI) Providing social security to over 24 crore population of the state is high on the priority list of the Yogi Government.
In this sequence, the chief minister took several measures, including continuing the free ration and adding over one lakh new beneficiaries under schemes like Kanya Sumangala.
Ensuring the complete welfare of female children, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s Kanya Sumangala Yojana has benefited over 13.68 lakh girls in Uttar Pradesh so far through DBT. More than one lakh new girls were added under the state government’s flagship scheme in the last 100 days. The scheme is majorly benefitting the girl students studying in primary, upper primary, secondary and higher education, officials here on Wednesday said .
While, under the Mukhyamantri Samuhik Vivah Yojana, 14,085 couples have been married in the second tenure. So far, a total of 2.82 lakh couples have been married and were provided grants.
In a bid to empower women, Rs 400 crore was disbursed to 82,520 self-help groups as revolving funds and community investment funds.
The MIS portal was prepared for smooth implementation and continuous monitoring of the Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana (Covid and General) scheme. Under the Social Security Pension, 2.25 lakh new beneficiaries of old-age pension and 6,683 new beneficiaries of destitute women pension were connected with the scheme. Till now, a total of 98.28 lakh pensioners have benefitted.
About 150 new Anganwadi centers were set up by the government while approval to the construction of 199 Anganwadi center was given. Public representatives and officials have adopted 6,591 Anganwadi centres.
Ensuring no one sleeps hungry in the state, in the first cabinet of the government, in addition to the ration being given under PMGKAY, the facility of free ration to 15 crore families was extended by the state government for three months. The Gram Panchayats were integrated into the food grain purchase scheme and door step delivery was arranged. Efforts were initiated towards authorising fair-price shops as common service centres.
It is to be noted that public welfare reforms introduced by the government in the last more than 5 years are paying dividends and people at the last ladder of development are also receiving the benefits.
UNI MB SY

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