Central government will give 4 thousand rupees instead of 2 thousand under PM Cares for Children, will be announced soon | Center will give 4 thousand rupees instead of 2 thousand under PM Cares for Children Scheme, will be announced soon

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The stipend given to children who lost their parents due to corona infection may increase by Rs. The government can give assistance of Rs 4,000 to such children instead of Rs 2,000. The Union Cabinet will make an official announcement in the next few weeks.

On May 29, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the facility of education and medical insurance to such children under the PM Cares for Children scheme with an assistance amount of Rs. Now a big decision can be taken to increase the assistance amount.

A senior official said that the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has proposed to increase the stipend to orphan children to Rs. This may be approved by the cabinet in the next few weeks.

3250 applications received so far
According to the Ministry of Women and Child Development, the central government has so far received 3250 applications for PM Cares for Children from 467 districts. Out of this, the district authorities of various states have approved 667 applications. Rest of the applications are under scrutiny process.

On May 29, the PM made these big announcements ..

  1. Children who lose their parents due to Corona will get a monthly stipend till the age of 18 years. At the same time, on attaining the age of 23, a lump sum amount of Rs 10 lakh will be given from PM Cares Fund.
  2. These children will be given free education by the central government. These children will get loan for higher education, the interest of which will be given from PM Cares Fund.
  3. These children will get health insurance up to Rs 5 lakh for 18 years under the Ayushman Bharat scheme. The premium of this insurance will be filled from the PM Cares Fund.
  4. Children below the age of ten years will be admitted to the nearest central school or private school. Children who are between 11 to 18 years of age will be admitted to any residential school of the Central Government like Sainik School and Navodaya Vidyalaya. If the child lives with his guardian or any other family member, then he will also get admission in the nearest Kendriya Vidyalaya or private school.
  5. If the child is enrolled in a private school, then under the Right to Education Act, his fees will be given from the PM Cares Fund and the cost of his school uniform, books and copies will also be paid.

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