Girls will get big benefit from Maha Yojana; Focus on women’s health, financial security IG News

Mumbai, March 9 () While presenting the state budget 2023-2024 here on Thursday, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that several measures will be implemented for health, financial security and others of the girl child and women.

Under the Lake Girl Scheme, a girl child born in a family having a yellow or orange ration card will get a grant at the time of birth in the school class. I, VI and XI, and Rs 75,000 on attaining the age of 18 years.

Women will be given 50 per cent discount on ST bus tickets, the state will build 50 hostels for working women, and set up 50 centers under the Shakti Sadan scheme to provide legal, health, counseling and shelter for battered women.

In addition to increasing the honorarium of Asha group volunteers and promoters to Rs 1500, Anganwadi workers’ honorarium to Rs 10 thousand, mini Anganwadi workers’ to Rs 7200 and Anganwadi helpers’ honorarium to Rs 5500, a total of 20 thousand vacant posts will be filled. Plan.

The government will open 700 clinics in the state under the Hindu Hriday Samrat Balasaheb Thackeray Aapla Dawakhana, which will have free medical tests, therapy and treatment.

Fadnavis said that under the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Jan Arogya Yojana, the health cover amount is to be increased from Rs 1.50 lakh to Rs 5 lakh per year, while the rate of kidney transplant surgery will be increased from Rs 2.50 lakh to Rs 4 lakh.

For those entitled to Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Yojana and Shravanbal Seva State Retirement Scheme, the financial assistance will be increased from Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500 and the assistance will be paid in the first week of every month.

Under the ‘Modi Awas’ Gharkul Yojana, one million houses will be built for OBCs in three years, for which Rs 12,000 crore will be set aside.


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