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Vidhyalaxmi bond scheme

The vidhyalaxmi bond scheme is introduced in order to motivate the education amongst girls and to increase the number of girls taking education. The parents who agree to educate their daughters are gifted a Shrinidhi bond worth Rs 1000/- during the girl child education fair. This scheme is applicable to the villages having a literacy rate less than 35% and to all the urban families living below poverty line. The amount of the bond including the payable interest is paid to the girl’s parents as soon as their daughter completes education upto seventh grade. The bonds purchased in Sabarkantha district under this scheme are as under:

The bonds purchased in Sabarkantha district under this scheme are as under:

2002-2003

5440

2003-2004

5482

2004-2005

6510

2005-2006

6693

2006-2007

5910

2007-2008

5059