Kanyashree scheme has helped 60 lakh girl children Mamata
| Wednesday | 14th August, 2019
Kolkata: The 'Kanyashree Prakalpa' has so far helped over 60 lakh girl children in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed on Wednesday.
Describing girls as assets of the world, Banerjee said that the Kanyashree scholarship has helped girls in schools, colleges and universities in realising their dreams.
The #Kanyashree scheme, started in 2013, has since won the @UN (first prize) award.
Girls are the assets of our state, our country and the world, Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle.
The Mamata Banerjee government has been awarded by the United Nations for Public Service for its Kanyashree scheme in 2017.
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