18th July, 2018

All you Must Know About Sukanya Samridhhi Yojana in Brief

All you Must Know About Sukanya Samridhhi Yojana in Brief

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) is for providing financial security to girl child, as launched by the Narendra Modi government.

More than 76 lakh accounts have been opened under this scheme, and their amounts count up to 3000 crores rupees. However, recently some changes have been made, which addresses some of the ambiguities in the original rules of the scheme.

Opening an Account : A maximum of 2 accounts can be opened in a family for two girls. Each girl will have one account of her own. Parent or any legal guardian can open this account for girl child, anytime from her birth till the age of 10. Now, this provision has been given to adopted daughters as well.

Eligibility : The girl needs to be an Indian citizen throughout the scheme’s tenure. In case, the residency status changes, she will not be entitled to receive any interest.

Tenure : Starting from the opening of account, deposits can be made for a number of 15 years.

Investment mode : Other than cheque and cash, you can make electronic deposits if the post office or bank has access to core banking solutions.

Rate of interest : Interest rate will be reset on every quarter, which is quite similar to smaller savings. Till June 2016, the earning was 8.6%, when compared to 9.2% of 2015-2016.

Tax : The invested amount is eligible for deduction under the Section 80 C. Tt follows the EEE tax regime.
Maturity: After completion of 21 years, the amount is said to mature. After that, no further investments will be made.

Woman Presented Daughter-in-Law with Honda City After She Gave Birth to a Daughter

Woman Presented Daughter-in-Law with Honda City After She Gave Birth to a Daughter

In the Hamirpur District of Uttar Pradesh, a mother-in-law could not control her emotions and gifted her daughter-in-law with a Honda city, after she gave birth to a daughter.

Prema Devi, a retired health department inspection officer, has a view that it is better to have a daughter than a son.

Her son is a government officer at the Hamirpur headquarters and daughter-in-law Khushbu is a housewife.
After Khushbu gave birth to a daughter, Prema Devi calls for a celebration. It is in this party that she announced to present Khushbu with a new Honda City. It can only be hoped that India is moving towards attitudes which can allow women to choose their lives and careers—whether of a housewife or a professional.

It can also be hoped that such incidents inspire the abolition of female infanticide.

OxxyMakes Fixed Deposits of Rs 11,000 for Every Girl Child in India

OxxyMakes Fixed Deposits of Rs 11,000 for Every Girl Child in India

Known as one of India’s largest healthcare networks of all time, Oxxy announced to present a fixed deposit of 11,000 rupees for every girl, born in India.

This announcement was made after Indian women players made it big in Rio Olympics.

The main vision of this firm is to have a healthy future generation, were girls will be treated with respect, just like boys. After the silver and bronze medals in Olympics, Oxxy is currently helping every girl child to aim for the gold medal.

Newborn Girl Child was Sold for Rs. 6000 in Odisha

Newborn Girl Child was Sold for Rs. 6000 in Odisha

An infant girl child was recently sold in the Jaipur district of Odisha for an amount of Rs. 6000 by her parents.

This incident prompted the authorities to order probe into this matter. As per the latest local media reports, Lata Rana of Ranpur village allegedly sold her baby daughter for 6000 rupees to a childless couple of the same sector on September 4, 2016, just after the birth.

The couple already has one son and two daughters. They wanted to sell their daughter because of poorer condition and cannot afford to feed four children.

Man Gave Wife TalaqOver Phone for Giving Birth to a Daughter

Man Gave Wife TalaqOver Phone for Giving Birth to a Daughter

Even amidst raging controversy over practice of triple Talaq, a man from Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar area divorced his wife over phone. His reason for doing so was that she had given birth to a girl child.
Shahnawaz was married to a woman of 19 years for more than a year, when he disappeared from his home. Later, he worked for a while as a river in Saudi Arabia.

He was unhappy of not having male child. So, he called his wife and repeat talaq three times in a row, which means divorce. Her fault was that she could only give him a daughter, not a son.

Indian Cricketers Have Recently Joined 'Save the Girl Child' Campaign

Indian Cricketers Have Recently Joined 'Save the Girl Child' Campaign

Currently "Save the Girl Child" program is receiving a great boast from men in blue, as they are joining hand to spread the message of saving and protecting girl child.

Some of the top Indian cricketers, namely Viral Kohli, M.S Dhoni, Umesh Yadav, Jaspreet Bumraand Anil Kumblehave been interacting with girls of government schools. They have also been discussing the issue of female foeticidein the capital, Delhi.

Another event was organized by District magistrate at Feroze Shah Kotla ground to leverage the cricket platform and reach maximum people to create awareness about the campaign.

Himachal Government Has Launched MuskaanYojna to Save the Girl Child

Himachal Government Has Launched MuskaanYojna to Save the Girl Child

The Himachal Pradesh Government launched the MuskaanYojna in October 2016 for addressing issues of female foeticide.This program will deal with low sex ratio in 7 districts of state.

Chief Minister,Virbhadra Singh, has said that it is quite important to improve sex ratio and create awareness in society, while improving birthrate.

It is further important to understand the importance of having girl child in society, says Singh.
The Social Justice and Empowerment Department of the state launched another initiative in Solan and Spiti Shimla Sirmour districts for saving the girl child.

Aishwarya Trivedi Has an IQ Of 150, Bagged Position in the World Genius Directory

Aishwarya Trivedi Has an IQ Of 150, Bagged Position in the World Genius Directory

Aishwarya Trivedi has secured a place among top brains in world Genius Directory 2016 from the Asia region.

She is known to have an IQ level of 150. She completed her graduation in architecture from Vadodara and currently pursuing further studies on Construction Project Management at New York University, USA.
She is the eldest child of ex-naval officer dad and architect mother. In the last few years, she found out that she falls in range of 2% of world’s population with high intelligence.

She joined Mensa India, the high IQ community to prove her intelligence. She is an inspiration for India to celebrate and implement the BetiBachaoBetiPadhao campaign.