Bihar government has approved a proposal to pay Rs 25,000 to every girl graduating in 2018 and onwards.
This decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting yesterday which was chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
As per decision, the one-time payment will be made to every girl who graduated from the college’s of the state on or after April 25 this year, irrespective of pass division, community or region.
The Cabinet alloted 300 crore rupees for disbursal of this payment to an estimated one lakh twenty thousands girls expected to clear their graduation course this year.
The scheme is a part of a larger government scheme that aims to pay each girl 54 thousand rupees including the payments made to her, right from birth to graduation.