• The West Bengal Government recently announced sops to encourage girls towards higher education.
  • Announcing a special scheme for girls,¬†Kanyasri Prakalpa, Chief Minister said the State Government would provide Rs 500 a year as scholarship to girls belonging to families with an annual income of Rs 50,000.
  • West Bengal Government would also provide aid of Rs 25,000 to the girl when she became 18 years under this scheme.