Welfare of girl child on upmost priority of the government: FM

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

A National Savings Certificate with insurance cover will also be launched to provide additional benefits for the small saver.

The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden Budget Speech has said that the Government attaches utmost importance to the welfare of Girl Child. He also announced to introduce a special small savings instrument to cater to the requirements of educating and marriage of the Girl Child. A National Savings Certificate with insurance cover will also be launched to provide additional benefits for the small saver. The Finance Minister also announced in his budget speech about re-introduction of Kishan Vikas Patra (KVP) and enhancement of ceiling in PPF Scheme from Rs.1 lakh to Rs.1.5 lakh per annum.
 

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