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News - Award winning 'Kanyashree Project' to be included in school curriculum

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Mamta Banerjee's "Kanyashree project" will soon be included in the school curriculum by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.

A senior WBBSE official told PTI, "The process to include "Kanyashree project" in our curriculum is going on. We are awaiting for the final approval from the government."

Education Minister Partha Chatterjee had in June said, "Our government wants to let the future generation to be aware about the path breaking 'Kanayshree project' and how it received award from the UN Assistant Secretary General at the World Forum, The Hague. We wish to suitably incorporate chapters of Kanyashree in the school curriculum at secondary level."

About Kanyashree project :

'Kanyashree project' was launched by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in October 2013 and implemented in schools across West Bengal aimed at girls' empowerment and to prevent dropouts. It is a conditional cash transfer scheme which works towards improving the status and well being of the girl child in West Bengal by incentivizing schooling of all teenage girls and delaying their marriages until the age of 18, the legal age of marriage.

The scheme has two components :

1. Annual Scholarship of Rs 500
2. One time Grant of Rs 25,000



Source: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/education/

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