50 lakh girls empowered by Kanyashree scheme, says Mamata Banerjee

  • | Thursday | 11th October, 2018

More than 50 lakh girls of West Bengal have been empowered by the Kanyashree scheme of the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday. Kanyashree scheme was launched in 2011 soon after Mamata Banerjee came to power in West Bengal. Kanyashree scheme was launched in 2011 soon after Banerjee came to power in West Bengal toppling the 34-year-rule of the Left Front government. “More than 50 lakh girls have been empowered through this scheme which has a budget of Rs 5600+ crores,” she said on her Twitter handle. Banerjee took to Twitter on International Day of the Girl Child to state that her government has allocated a budget of Rs 5600+ crores for the scheme.

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