Amma Vodi’ scheme

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  • January 9, 2020
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Amma Vodi’ scheme

Part of: GS Prelims- Government Schemes and GS-II- Governance, Education

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  • Under the scheme, a financial assistance of ₹15,000 will be given (directly deposited into bank account) to nearly 43 lakh mothers or guardians who send their children to school (government, private aided, private unaided schools/junior colleges) 
  • Orphans and street children studying in schools through voluntary organisations have also been covered under the scheme and the money will be given to the organisations.
  • Only for the deserving sections: School and college dropouts are not eligible for this scheme and neither are government employees and income-tax payers.
  • Impact of the Scheme: Student enrolment has already increased by 30% in the current academic year after the announcement of the scheme.

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