- Bangaru Thalli scheme is a welfare scheme for girls launched by the government of Andhra Pradesh in 2013.
- The scheme is meant to take care of the girl child in every household and supports the family of a girl from her birth till her graduation.
- The Department of Women, Children, Disability and Senior Citizens shall be the Nodal Authority for planning, funding, monitoring and evaluation of the scheme.
- All the Below Poverty Line white card holders are eligible for the scheme.
- The scheme ensures to benefit the girl child born within “two live births norm” born on or after 1st May 2013
who born in Andhra Pradesh after 01.05.2013.
- The time limit for registration is 21 days after the baby is born.
- This scheme mainly focus on to eliminate the discrimination between genders and to provide support to the female child in terms of socially and economically.
- To enhance the social status of the girl child and delay her marriage.
- To incentivize institutional delivery, registration of birth and immunization.
- To reset the feeling that girl child is a burden and restore demographic balance.
- If a woman gives birth to a baby girl, Rs 2,500 will be deposited into her account.
- Rs 1000 will be given for the first 2 years at the time of immunization.Rs 1,500 will be given every year to the family through Anganwadis till the baby attains the age of 5 years from 3rd year onwards.
- At the time of admission to school, Rs 2,000 will be given every year for her studies from the first to the fifth standard, and Rs 2,500 from sixth to eighth standard, Rs 3,000 for ninth and tenth standard.
- For the girls study of Intermediate, she will be given Rs 3,500 each year, and Rs 4,000 a year during her graduation.
- Skill training for suitable employment of the girl is provided
- One Time incentive of Rs. 50, 000 if she passes Intermediate or Rs.1,00,000/- will be given to the Girl student at the age of 21 years, if she passes Degree or equivalent exam as a regular student.