AP Government launches Giriputrika Kalyana Pathakam Scheme for tribal people

Andhra Pradesh Government has launched Giriputrika Kalyana Pathakam Scheme to support the tribal women in their quest for livelihood.

It was launched by Minister for Social Welfare Ravela Kishore Babu. The scheme seeks to reduce rampant infant mortality and child marriages among tribal people.

Scheme Highlights

  • The scheme is designed to provide a onetime financial assistance of 50,000 rupees to each tribal woman who gets married.
  • The amount will be directly disbursed to the bank accounts of the beneficiary through District Tribal Welfare Office.
  • To avail the benefits of this scheme, each beneficiary would have to fulfil some mandatory conditions.

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