WARNING AGAINST FRAUDULENT SCHEMES BEING FLOATED IN THE NAME OF BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
Bengaluru. It has come to the notice of Ministry of Women & Child Development (MWCD), Government of India that certain unauthorized online sites/organisations/ NGOs/individuals are distributing illegal forms in the name of cash incentive under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme. The scheme has no provision for individual CASH Incentive TRANSFER COMPONENT by Government of India. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme focuses on challenging mindsets and deep rooted patriarchy in the societal system, strict enforcement of PC&PNDT Act, advancing education of the girl child i.e. focus is on issues of women empowerment on a life cycle continuum. It is not a DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) scheme.
The Ministry of Women & Child Development has taken up this matter with the Government authorities of those States from where this illegal activity is being reported currently namely Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. The Ministry advises that no personal details should be shared in this regard and no one should subscribe to such fraudulent schemes by paying money or disclose personal details in name of such non-existent benefit being falsely offered/propagated in the name of BBBP scheme.
The general public is therefore, once again advised not to fall prey to this fake and fraudulent information.