"Bihar ki Beti"-Encouraging Education For Bihar's Girls

Bihar has the lowest female literacy rate and the highest female infanticide rate in the country.  This is primarily a social issue as females are considered inferior and families discourage girls from studying.  

Hon'ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi had launched a "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" campaign in select states to turnaround the situation and encourages parents/society to nurture and educate the girl child.  

In May 2016, I, in my official capacity as a representative of People Combine Education Group had rolled out tuition fee waivers for Bihar Girls.  These fee waivers were announced by prominent BJP leaders at a Press Conference held at Hotel Gayathri Palace, Muzaffarpur, North Bihar.

I am now taking this initiative forward, in my personal capacity,  and will be offering cash scholarships to 2 girls from Buxar town in Bihar state.  

To read about me:

www.linkedin.com/in/siddarthbaliga

www.facebook.com/sid.baliga.3

Criteria:
1. Girls appearing for Class X CBSE/ICSE Board Exams in Buxar, Bihar in March/April 2017
2. All eligible girls will be invited to write a scholarship aptitude test in Buxar, Bihar followed by an academic interview
3. CBSE Score Minimum 10/10, ICSE 90%
4. Weightage: (I) Board Exam: 50% (ii) Test: 40% (iii) Interview: 10%

Reward:
1. Rs.50,000 cash prize for winner from CBSE Stream
2. Rs.50,000 cash prize for winner from ICSE Stream

In total, I will be raising Rs.1,00,000 for this initiative out of which I seek Rs.50,000 on this platform.

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Bihar Literacy Rates and % Improvement
Bihar Literacy Rates and % Improvement
Coverage in Hindustan, May 2016
Coverage in Hindustan, May 2016
Coverage in Pindar, May 2016
Coverage in Pindar, May 2016
Coverage in Tarunmitra, May 2016
Coverage in Tarunmitra, May 2016
Coverage in Prabhat Khabar, May 2016
Coverage in Prabhat Khabar, May 2016
Coverage in Aaj, May 2016
Coverage in Aaj, May 2016
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4th July 2017
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the support.
I will be routing this through SOS Children's Villages of India and the girl child selected for receiving this fund is from Begusarai in Bihar. Will keep you posted with the further updates.

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Prakash donated Rs.1,000
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Shajan donated Rs.1,000
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