Bengal government”s ”Kanyashree” scheme empowers 60 lakh girls
Marking the sixth anniversary of West Bengal government”s flagship scholarship project Kanyashree, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the scheme has empowered 60 lakh female students since inception.
“The Kanyashree scheme, started in 2013, has empowered over 60 lakh girl students. Total budget since launch is over Rs 7,000 crore,” Banerjee said while addressing the scheme beneficiaries.
She appreciated all the students and teachers associated with the programmes.