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Biju Sishu Suraksha Yojana for HIV Positive Orphan Children – Odisha

Mukesh Jindal
Written by Mukesh Jindal

The government of Odisha launched the Biju Sishu Suraksha Yojana, a health scheme to nurture children who are orphans and HIV-infected children residing in different child care institutions and orphanages.

The scheme was launched on the 22nd of December 2016 by the Chief Minister Mr Naveen Patnaik with a five-year plan among the Mahatma Yojana.


Highlights of the scheme

  • The scheme was launched to benefit the poor children
  • The scheme offers funding to support children with their education
  • Improve the condition of children affected by HIV
  • To build a better infrastructure in the state of Odisha.

Objectives of the scheme

  • The scheme is aimed to facilitate care and protect children of the state who have been infected by HIV
  • This would act and supplement for providing additional resources and complementary modalities to the existing centrally sponsored schemes.

Features of the scheme

  • Financial support will be given to promote the primary, higher education and for the securing of the future and rehabilitation of HIV-infected children
  • State government will bear the educational expense of these children and provide them scholarship for higher education among other benefits
  • The scholarship will be provided to the top three meritorious students of each district of the state and each student who passes the HSC examination will get INR. 20000
  • The state government will deposit INR. 1000 in the Sukayana Samridhi accounts of the girl children till they attain the age of 18 years.
  • For technical education, the government would provide INR. The beneficiaries would receive 7,000 to 40,000.

Benefits to the students avail the scheme

  • 20,000 will be rewarded after passing higher secondary school
  • Financial study support up to higher secondary
  • 1,000 per year will be deposited in the Sukanya Samridhi Account for the girl child till she attains the age of 18 years
  • One time token of the assistance of INR. 50,000 for the girls and INR. 40,000 for the boys on completion of 18 and 21 years of age to financially assist in their marriage ceremony.

Who is sponsoring the scheme?

The Chief Minister has taken the responsibility of launching the entire scheme under the government and would sponsor the entire scheme to provide education and funding for the children’s marriage ceremonies.


The scheme would help save the parents who try very hard to financially support their children’s studies and can focus on many other things. This would bridge the gap between the rich and poor and offer those better study options and a brighter future. This would also brighten the future of the current government of Maharashtra.


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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