Human Development

Kanyashree Prakalpa in West Bengal: Justification and evaluation

  • Blog Post Date 31 March, 2017
  • IGC Research on India
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Kanyasree Prakalpa is a conditional cash transfer scheme of the Government of West Bengal that offers scholarship to adolescent girls for continuing education and remaining unmarried until the age of 18. This project seeks to evaluate the impact of the scheme on the education outcomes of the beneficiaries and their siblings, as well as their bargaining power within the household.

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