The Shagun scheme, started by Punjab government with effect from April 1, 1997 played a vital role in helping the underprivileged families at the time of their girl’s marriage. To ensure timely delivery of benefits, 100 percent amount under this welfare scheme is being credited to the accounts of beneficiaries using on-line management.
A budget of Rs.98 Crore has been earmarked for Shagun scheme for the financial year 2015-16 and Punjab Government has already provided Rs.60.17 crore to 40,105 beneficiaries under Shagan Scheme. Till September 2015, Rs.41.43 crore has been transferred into accounts of 27611 beneficiaries, whereas, in the month of October and November 2015 Rs.18.74 crore has been credited into the 12494 beneficiaries’ accounts.
Summary of Shagun Scheme Benefeciaries in Sub Division , Jagraon
|Sr.no ||Sub-Division ||Total Benefeciaries in Sub Division
|1 ||Jagraon ||15661|