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PM Cares for Children: Rs 4,000 monthly stipend, Rs 10L lump sum and more

Of the 9,042 applications received for the 'PM Cares for Children' scheme since May 2021, as many as 4,302 applications have been approved

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday released benefits under 'PM Cares for Children' scheme, in which an eligible child is entitled to receive Rs 10 lakh once he or she turns twenty-three. The scheme benefits those children who lost their parents to the Covid-19 pandemic.

During the programme, a passbook for the 'PM Cares for Children' scheme, and a health card for treatment up to Rs 5 lakh under 'Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana' were handed over.

Speaking at the launch, PM Modi said, "PM Cares fund helped a lot in preparing hospitals, buying ventilators, and setting up oxygen

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First Published: May 30 2022 | 1:52 PM IST

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