Andhra Pradesh Government Schemes State Government Yojana

Badikostha Bicycle Scheme for Girl Students in Andhra Pradesh

Mukesh Jindal
Written by Mukesh Jindal

The government of Andhra Pradesh has taken a new step of distributing bicycles for girl students within the state schools. Under the scheme, the government has made an objective to distribute along 1.82 lakh bicycles across the state of Andhra Pradesh to different girl students studying in various schools.

The scheme was launched under the supervision of the Chief Minister of the state Mr. Chandrababu Naidu on the 17th of April 2017. The scheme was launched by the state government in a small public gathering held at Vijaywada.


Andhra Pradesh School Girls Free Bicycle

So they have the target of covering the girl students who are getting the education in the 9th class. To complete this scheme the State government of the Andhra Pradesh will sanction the money of Rs.75 crore. This is also the amazing scheme which is ever launched in any other State.

Key features of the scheme

  • Firstly, student should be girls child and live in the State of the Andhra Pradesh in other words you will be the bonafide residents of the Andhra Pradesh
  • This scheme is mainly for the girl’s students getting the study in the 9thso it is important that the students are in the 9th class
  • To full fill the scheme the State government already sanctioned the sum of Rs.75 crore to the department of this scheme

Schools Selected till date under the Badikostha scheme

  1. Ever since the launch of the scheme, the government of the state aims to distribute as many as 1, 81,556 lakh Bicycles amongst 5628 girl students.
  2. It is also certain that government has selected nearly 246 different state government schools for distributing the Bicycles.
  3. Apart from this, the government has also set its target to distribute free bicycles for 319 selected municipal schools, 160 selected model schools and 4432 ZP schools in the state.

The main objective of the Badikostha scheme

  • With the implementation of the scheme, it is certain that the government aims at reducing the overall number of dropouts from the school level amongst the girl students in the state
  • With the launch of the bicycle scheme, the government also aims to attract the attention of the community in both the rural and urban areas.


The government has taken this initiative after collecting feedback from these students about the difficulties they face when pursuing education. One of the main difficulties these students face is related to traveling to schools daily. By the implementation of this scheme, it is certain that the state government aims to provide better transportation means. Apart from this the government also aims at reducing the burden for parents on account of the money they may have to invest in purchasing bicycles for their girl child. Apart from this the government also aims at promoting the value of education in the state by reducing the number of girl dropouts from colleges and schools.


About the author

Mukesh Jindal

Mukesh Jindal

My name is Mukesh Jindal, and I am from New Delhi, India. I am an engineer by profession. I am employed by an IT company in which I work. My topics of interest include technology, mobile, and apps.

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