Yojna (BSY) in Manipur
centrally 100% sponsored scheme is implemented in Manipur also to provide benefits to the girl children both from rural
and urban areas in
all districts of Manipur. It is extended
to families of girl children born on or after 15th
August 1997 and living below poverty line with objectives as follows:
To change negative family and community attitudes towards the girl
improve enrolment and selection of girl children in schools
raise the age at marriage of girls.
assist the girl to undertake income generating activities.
A sum of Rs. 500 is given to a girl child as Post-birth grant
under BSY and
when she starts attending the school, she will become entitled to
scholarship after successfully completed year of schooling.
For effective implementation of
the scheme in the state, District Level Committees were set up separately
for 4 valley districts and 5 hill districts.
District level Committee for 4
valley districts i.e. Imphal East, Imphal West, Thoubal and Bishnupur was
constituted with the Director, Social Welfare as the Chairman and District
Social welfare Officer of the concerned district as the Member Secretary.
District Level Committee for 5
hill districts i.e. Churachandpur, Ukhrul, Tamenglong, Chandel and
Senapati was constituted with the Deputy
Commissioner as the chairman and the District Social Welfare
Officer of the concerned district as the Member Secretary.
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