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Financial Assistance To Destitute Children Scheme

Destitute Children
Financial Assistance
Social Welfare
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The scheme “Financial Assistance to Destitute Children Scheme (FADCS)” was launched by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of Haryana in the year 1984. This is a state scheme under which parents/guardians of children up to the age of 21 years who are deprived of parental support or care by reason of death, continued absence from the home of father for the last 2 years, or father/mother has been sentenced to imprisonment for a period not less than one year or physical or mental incapacity of a parent, are paid financial assistance subject to the maximum for two children of one family as per eligibility criteria laid down in the scheme.
Initially the rate of financial assistance of ₹200/- per month per child w.e.f. 01.03.2009. The rate of pension under this scheme is ₹500/- per month per child from January 2014, ₹700/- w.e.f. 01-11-2016, ₹ 900/- w.e.f. 01-11-2017, ₹1100/- w.e.f. 01-11-2018, ₹1350/- w.e.f. 01.01.2020, ₹1600/- w.e.f. 01.04.2021 and ₹1850/- (one child) w.e.f. 01.04.2023.
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