Last updated on Jun 1, 2022

This post gives information about the schemes for women and children that have been implemented by the Central and State governments in Bihar.

Schemes for victims of violence

Indira Gandhi Matritya Sahyog Yojna (NMEW)


Welfare Schemes for Women

Mukhaya Mantri Nari Shakti Yojna

Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vikas Yojna

Janani aiyam Bal suraksha yojna

Schemes by State Governments for Girl Child

Mukhyamantri Kanya Suraksha Yojana

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