After the second Covid wave hit laborious leaving many orphans within the course of, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Saturday introduced the ‘Chief Minister’s Bala Seva Scheme’ for the welfare of youngsters orphaned on account of Covid -19, together with month-to-month monetary help of Rs three,500 for guardians of such kids.
Yediyurappa advised reporters that the scheme was ready after the union authorities advised to the state to launch such a scheme for the care of orphaned kids.
In line with this scheme, kids under 10 years not having guardians shall be put underneath youngster care establishments and for the general growth of the kid, mentorship may also be offered.
He added that such kids shall be admitted to mannequin residential colleges like Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, Kittur Rani Chennamma Residential Faculties and Morarji Desai Residential Faculties to impart high quality schooling to them.
The CM stated that the state authorities would distribute free laptops or tablets to those kids who’ve accomplished 10th normal, to offer them help for increased and vocational schooling.
“For ladies who’ve accomplished 21 years of age, Rs one lakh shall be given for his or her marriage bills, increased schooling, and self-employment,” he stated.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi too on Saturday introduced numerous welfare measures for kids who misplaced their dad and mom to Covid -19 from the central authorities, together with guaranteeing a corpus of Rs 10 lakh after they flip 18 and offering for his or her schooling.
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