New Delhi, 29/5 (AO Bureau) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that children whose parents or guardians lost their lives due to corona virus will be given assistance under ‘PM Cares for Children Fund’. Under this, they will be given a monthly stipend after they reach the age of 18 years, plus they will be given 10 lakh rupees after they become 23 years old. Information was given from the Prime Minister’s Office that free education will be given to the children who lost their lives from Covid. Children will be assisted in taking education loan for higher education and loan interest will be paid through PM Cares.
Along with this, children will be given health insurance under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana till the age of 18 years and its premium will also be paid through PM Cares. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that children represent the future of India; We will do everything to support them, protect them. Children below 10 years of age will be admitted to Central School or Private School. If the child is admitted in a private school, then under the RTE rules, his fees will also be paid from PM Caries. Uniform, copy-books will also be spent from PM Cares.
Children between 11 and 18 years of age will be admitted to Central Government Residential School like Sainik School, Navodaya Vidyalaya. If the student stays seven of his parents, grandparents or a relative, then he will be admitted to private school.
Let us tell you that there are many children in the country who have lost their parents, who are suffering from the second wave of Corona virus. State governments are constantly extending a hand to help such children. Now after this announcement of the Center, this can be very relief news for such children. Also read- External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar emphasized on the importance of Quad in Indo-Pacific, said this without naming China
Earlier, the Supreme Court on Friday said that it cannot even imagine how many children were orphaned in such a large country due to the Covid-19 pandemic and with this it has asked the state authorities. Directed to identify them immediately and provide relief to them. The court asked the state government to understand the agony of children suffering from hunger in the streets and directed the district authorities to take immediate care of them without waiting for any further orders from the courts.