1ABOUT THE SCHEME
Under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 (PCMA), 18 is the legal age of marriage for girls, and 21 for boys in India. Despite several years of this Act being in existence, the early marriage of children continues to be practiced in West Bengal.
Kanyashree Prakalpa seeks to improve the status and well being of girls, specifically those from socio-economically disadvantages families through Condiational Cash Transfers by:
Incentivizing them to continue in education for a longer period of,