Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has given a big gift to two thousand child laborers of the state on International Child Labor Prohibition Day. Now the labor department of the state will bear the entire cost of their education and free them from child labor.
For your information, let us tell you that on International Child Labor Prohibition Day, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday launched the Bal Shram Vidya Yojana in the state through video conferencing. Yogi Adityanath said that this is a conditional cash transfer scheme, which will be given to those working children and adolescent girls in the age group of eight to 18 years who are working in organized or unorganized sectors due to adverse family circumstances. Under the scheme till the passing of high school, financial assistance will be provided to the boys at the rate of 1000 and the girls at the rate of Rs. 1200 per month. After passing class eight, nine and ten, they will also be given an incentive of Rs 6000 for each class. In the beginning, the benefit of this scheme will be given to 2000 children of the state. Labor Minister Swami Prasad Maurya and Minister of State for Labor Manohar Lal Mannu Kori were also present at the event.
In his statement further, CM Yogi Adityanath said today that the Labor Department will not only provide education to two thousand child laborers of the state but will also make them free from child labor. CM Yogi Adityanath said that today is a very great day for child laborers. We have also taken a pledge on International Child Labor Prohibition Day. The state government will run a big campaign to liberate the children forced by child labor due to poor or any other reason. CM Yogi Adityanath said that our government is going to open 18 Atal residential schools in the first phase in the state. In which children engaged in child labor will be given admission. In the first phase, 18 Atal residential schools will be opened. All these will be opened in an area of 12 to 15 acres at the Divisional Headquarters. To enter it, children will be divided into five classes. In these, children of orphans or unemployed disabled parents engaged in child labor, children of parents suffering from incurable disease, children of landless families or helpless children will be educated. Along with this, work will also be done to improve their skills.