About Mahila Kalyan
In order to give impetus to the development of women and children, the Department of Women and Child Development was established in the year 1989 as a part of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. For the purpose of empowering women, the full-time Women and Child Development Department was established by the state government in the year 1989 with the objective of bringing the women welfare related programs at the state level, the Directorate of Women Welfare and Child Development Nutrition, at the state level . In year 2013, the government has separated the two departments, the Women and Child Development Nutrition and Women Welfare Department has been made separately.
COVID 19 pandemic has severely impacted the World including India. Children have also been affected in many ways during the pandemic. Their perils range from loss of routine life, inability to go to School and facing anxiety to loss of loved ones to COVID19. Many children are reported to have lost both parents to COVID 19.
Since 2020, the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic has remained constant in the country and the state. All efforts are being made by the department for the rehabilitation of all the children who are at risk. There are many such children who have lost both or either of the parent (s) due to infection with Covid-19 during the epidemic. Many of these children who do not have any close relatives or who do not want or are not able to adopt even after having a close relatives and who need the support of the government for the purposes of survival, development, security and protection.
In order to provide financial assistance to such children for their maintenance, education, medical etc., the Government of Uttar Pradesh has launched “Uttar Pradesh Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojna”.
Uttar Pradesh Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojna(COVID) – Under the Uttar Pradesh Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana – Covid, financial assistance of Rs.4,000/- per month is being provided to all such children between the age of 0 to 18 years
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Uttar Pradesh Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojna(General) - Under 'Uttar Pradesh Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojna (General)', financial assistance of Rs 2500/- Per month is been provided to children below the age of 18 years who have lost both their parents or either of the parents
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