Gujarat govt. is inviting Vahali Dikri Yojana Online Application / Registration Form 2023 through online or offline mode, all the girls whose parental annual income is less than Rs. 2 lakh can apply for education incentive along with 1,00,000 assistance for wedding or higher education under Vahli Dikari Yojna.

The state govt. of Gujarat has announced Vahali Dikri Yojana (Dear Daughter Scheme) for girl children of the state in the previous Budget 2022-2023. Under this Vahli Dikri Yojana 2023, govt. will provide education incentives and Rs. 1 lakh to first and second daughters of poor families. The state govt. has allocated Rs. 133 crore for Vahali Dikri Scheme.

This Rs. 1 lakh assistance amount would be provided to the girls on attaining the age of 18 years. All the interested people will have to fill the Vahali Dikari Yojna registration / application form to avail assistance. The main aim of Vhali Dikri Scheme 2023-2024 is to improve the sex ratio as it is just 883 girls per 1000 boys.

Vahali Dikri Yojana Application Form PDF (Gujarati)

Link to download - Vahali Dikri Yojana Form PDF. The form to apply online for Vahli Dikri Yojana will then open.
Download / Take a printout of the Vahli Dikri Yojana application form, fill it manually and submit it offline to concerned authorities for approval.

Gujarat Vahali Dikri Yojana 2023 Amount

The amount which the Gujarat state govt. will provide to 1st and 2nd daughters of family would be given in the manner as given below:-
Time of Transferring AssistanceGirl's StageAmount under Vahli Dikri Yojana 2023-2024
Enrollment in 1st ClassEarly Intervention PartRs. 4,000
Enrollment in 9th ClassLate Intervention PartRs. 6,000
On attaining 18 years of ageFor Wedding or Higher EducationRs. 1,00,000
Vhali Dikri Yojna would reduce the dropout rate of girls from schools and would even prevent child marriage.

Vhali Dikri Yojana Salient Features

The objective of Vhali Dikri Yojana is to improve the sex ratio in the state, to increase the education of girls so that more and more girls are educated. The objective of financial assistance to parents of girls is to reduce female feticide and reduce the school dropout rate of girls to zero. Some additional details about this scheme are as follows:- 
  • The Vahli Dikari scheme is fully funded by the government. 
  • Interested beneficiaries can apply for the scheme through offline mode or online mode. 
  • Applications for the scheme can be used in both cases. 
  • An amount of Rs 1,00,000 will be given to the parents of the girl child. 
  • This amount is provided at intervals mentioned in three installments. 
  • The amount is registered by direct transfer to the bank account registered under the scheme and not by the method of the cheque. 

Documents Required with Vahli Dikri Yojana Form 

  • Domicile certificate
  • Birth certificate of the girl child
  • Income certificate 
  • Bank account passbook
  • Identity proof of the girl's parents. 
  • And any other documents. 
 

Gujarat Vahali Dikri Yojana Eligibility Criteria

Gujarat Vhali Dikari Yojna will improve birth rate of girls and is going to strengthen the socio-economic status of girls in the society. Applicants must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to become eligible for Vahali Dikri Yojana:-
  • Only those applicants who are a permanent resident of Gujarat state are applicable.
  • This scheme is open to only first 2 girls from a family.
  • All the applicant girls must belong to a poor family and annual income of their family must not exceed Rs. 2 lakh.
  • Candidate must have valid bank account because assistance amount will be transferred to bank account linked with aadhar card
  • The scheme is open to all categories of girls and not only for reserved categories but also for general. Further, no special qualification is required to avail of this scheme. 
Vahli Dikri Yojana is a first-of-its-kind initiative for daughters of poor families in Gujarat state.

Similar Schemes like Vahali Dikari Yojana in Other Indian States

Other Indian states are also implementing schemes similar to Vahali Dikari Yojana for girls:-
-- Rajasthan - Raj Shree Yojana (2016)
-- Maharashtra - Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree (2016)
-- West Bengal - Kanyashree Prakalpa (2013)
-- Haryana - Ladli Scheme (2015)
-- Karnataka - Bhagyashree Scheme
-- Madhya Pradesh - Ladli Laxmi Yojana (2006)
Vahali Dikri Yojana is going to prevent female foeticide, promote girl's education & provide a substantial amount to fund higher education and wedding of girls.