Navigation Links
Insurance Cover for Girl Child

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has proposed insurance cover for each girl child to provide incentives //for the upbringing of girls. Under the scheme, an insurance cover of one lakh rupees will be provided for the girl child as a safety net and also to enable the girl to receive a lump sum at the age of 18 years.

Briefing the Members of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee about the various welfare measures taken up by the Government for the welfare of Girl child, Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Smt. Renuka Chowdhury said that Ministry had also proposed Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme during the 11th Plan. Under the scheme, cash transfer would be provided to the family of the girl child, preferably to the mother on fulfilling certain conditionalities such as birth registration of the girl child, immunization, enrollment to school, retention in school and delaying the marriage age beyond 18 years. This will be in addition to the various incentives, which already exists for girl child given by the Centre and the States.

Expressing concern over the falling sex ratio of girls in some of the States due to female foeticide, Smt Renuka Chowdhury said that the Ministry was working on a multi-dimensional strategy which include preventive, advocacy and programmatic measures. She stressed the need of setting up of monitoring and inspection committee at District Level by the States for stringent implementation of PNDT Act. Female foeticide should be treated as a crime and not just a social evil, therefore, stringent punishment and punitive action is required. The Ministry has taken up the matter of including gender sensitization and right of child for the inclusion of school curriculum for creating positive mindset from very beginning in this regard, she added.

The Minister also urged the Members of Parliament to help to create awareness, sensitization and education of various social groups in rural and urban areas against the female foeticide.

Participating in the discussion, Members of Parliament said that Panchayats should be involved for creating mass awareness about the issue of female foeticide at the grassroot level. Suitable incentive schemes should be chalked out to reward Panchayats for doing outstanding job in this area and more opportunities should be provided to girl child.

Source-PIB
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Changing Trends Regarding Insurance Cover For Weight Reduction Surgery
2. Increase In Health Insurance Premium Likely In Australia
3. Health Insurance Scheme Generates Conflicting Opinions
4. Cancer Cover Insurance “The Big V” Is Launched In U.
5. Hospitals Health Insurance Scam Uncovered
6. Arkansas Governor Explains New Health Plan Insurance On Radio Show
7. Hartford To Offer Life Insurance To Cancer Survivors
8. BPL Families To Receive Health Insurance: Andhra CM
9. Health Insurance Fueling Medical Crisis in US
10. Health Insurance Numbers Declining In American Families
11. Medicare Drug Plans Might Rest With Three Major Insurance Companies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/26/2017)... , ... July 26, 2017 , ... Wendy M. Musielak, a partner at ... elected as DuPage County Bar Association’s third Vice President earlier this year. She will serve ... office of the second Vice President, in accordance with the organization’s by-laws. , Musielak ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... ... July 26, 2017 , ... The number of adults 65 years or ... ways to improve asthma control in the population are not well described. In a ... Practice), an official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), ...
(Date:7/25/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 25, 2017 , ... Summers in ... up the air conditioner — think homemade gourmet ice cream, sparkling pools, and mile-high ... gift shop featuring fun mugs, journals, and other must-have knick knacks. Ice cream and ...
(Date:7/25/2017)... ... July 25, 2017 , ... ... launch of their partnership to provide the Pharmacist eCare Plan to ... in the country with the ability to develop the Pharmacist eCare Plan, a ...
(Date:7/25/2017)... D.C. (PRWEB) , ... July 25, 2017 , ... ... and their clients, today announced it will be exhibiting and providing demos of ... at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. from August 3-6, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/21/2017)... and EDMONTON, Alberta , July ... and the University of Alberta in ... in Nature,s partner journal, Schizophrenia 1 , demonstrating ... instances of schizophrenia with 74% accuracy. This retrospective ... of specific symptoms in schizophrenia patients with significant ...
(Date:7/19/2017)... N.C. , July 19, 2017  Mako Medical ... Affairs, and the Military Family Assistance Fund (MFA) to ... to visit with their families one last ... funding to coordinate the travel and logistics needed for ... our deployed soldiers and their families. We just wish ...
(Date:7/13/2017)...  Centurion Medical Products, a leader in medical product innovation and ... removal device for hospice patient care. ... Centurion Medical Products ... Patient pain management and emotional comfort are part of a ... pain while preventing unneeded emergency department admission due to severe fecal ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: