Lucknow: Yogi Adityanath government will support the destitute children who lost their parents due to coronavirus infection in Uttar Pradesh. The Yogi Adityanath government will bear all the expenses till these children are attained under the child service scheme.
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Due to the devastation of Coronavirus infection, the parents of many children in the state have lost their lives untimely. It is the responsibility of the state government to provide all the resources of development including upbringing, education and initiation of such children. Keeping a sense of compassion towards these children, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced to start Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Bal Seva Yojana. Uttar Pradesh has pioneered the future of destitute children who lost their parents due to Coronavirus infection. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has launched the Chief Minister Bal Seva Yojana in the state on Saturday. Under which the government will give the expenses of marriage as well as education of children. The government will also provide laptops and tablets for their online studies.
The Uttar Pradesh government has taken the responsibility to improve the future of orphaned children in the Corona transition period. Under Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana, the government will give Rs 4,000 per month to the caretaker for the care of the orphaned children. Children who have lost their parents at the age of ten will be kept in the State Children’s Home. The minor girls will be kept in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya with care and education.
Making a formal announcement about the state government’s innovative initiative, the Chief Minister said that children who had lost their parents or legal guardians due to Covid-19, or if only one of them were alive, and who if orphaned, then the state government will take proper care of them. The state government is ready to make all the necessary arrangements so that such children can have all the opportunities for life advancement. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Bal Seva Yojana is being started in this spirit.
Along with this, they will also be looked after in 18 Atal residential schools. The UP government will also give one lakh one thousand rupees for the marriage of orphan girls. Along with this, tablets and laptops will also be given to children studying in school and pursuing vocational education.
555 children lost parents due to Covid
555 children who were orphaned during the Corona Transition Period have been identified so far. Reports have also been sought from the DMs of all the districts. Manoj Kumar Rai, Director of, Women Welfare Department said that DMs of all the districts have been ordered to prepare and send a list of all such children. Information related to all such children, information received from the relevant departments, district administration, childline, special juvenile police unit, NGOs, block and village child protection committees, monitoring committees set up at various levels for prevention of Kovid and other children. Cooperation and coordination of conservation stakeholders are being done.