The Government of Chhattisgarh has announced that it will offer education aid to the children whose parents have passed away from the pandemic. The scheme that will bring relief to bereaved children is named Mahtari Dulara Yojana.
The offerings of the government under the scheme is as follows—
an aid of Rs. 500 per month for children from classes 1 to 8
Rupees 1000 per month for classes 9th to 12th.
The state notification in this regard says that the state will provide for the education expenses for students who have suffered the loss of a breadwinning parent to the pandemic. Moreover, the bereaved children will also be prioritized for admissions in state-run Swami Atmanand English medium schools.
Other states and UTs, notably MP and Jammu Kashmir Earlier this week Jammu Kashmir have also announced similar schemes for the students that will extend education aid and scholarships for children of the families of the deceased.
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