Chandigarh News | Financial support is provided to needy women.

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Cabinet Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur (profile picture)

Currently, 22 women with heartburn are taking advantage of the scheme.

Chandigarh (Frankly news). Minister of Social Security, Women’s and Child Development Dr. Baljit Kaur said on Sunday that the state government is providing 100 percent financial assistance to victims of acid attacks. The acid victims scheme aims to provide monthly financial assistance to women who have become disabled as a result of an acid attack. Chandigarh News

Dr. Baljit Kaur said that acid attack is an abhorrent form of violence against women, committed intentionally by the perpetrator. It causes permanent or partial damage to the body or part of the victim’s body. Because of this, not only mental and physical pain, but also many other types of infections, blindness, etc. are seen prominently. Apart from this, the social and economic negative effects also affect women’s lives badly.

The minister said that under the fully state-administered financial assistance scheme for women acid victims by the Punjab government, female residents of the state of Punjab with a disability of 40 percent or more (benchmark disability) who are acid victims, will be rehabilitated and homemade. dependent Eight thousand per month is given for. A copy of the FIR/Complaint must be submitted by the injured woman. He informed that currently 22 female victims of acid attack in Bathinda, Gurdaspur, Ludhiana, Ropar, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur, Moga, Jalandhar and Amritsar districts are enjoying financial benefits from this scheme. Chandigarh News

Dr. Baljit Kaur told about the program being carried out for acid victims and said that in order to improve the future of the victims, Ramandeep Kaur, a resident of Amritsar district, obtained good grades in her studies by receiving financial benefits under the this program. with this she wants to fulfill her dream of becoming an officer in the future. He said that Mahinder Kaur of Bathinda District is getting her treatment from DMC Ludhiana and Amanpreet Kaur at Fortis Hospital Mohali through the financial support given under this scheme. Ramandeep Kaur from Ludhiana district provides for the school fees and other daily needs of her two daughters and a son with this financial support from the Punjab government. With this amount, these women live their lives in a good way by being self-sufficient. Chandigarh News

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