YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launches the 4th edition of 'Jagananna Amma Vodi' scheme
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YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the 'Jagananna Amma Vodi' scheme to promote education and empower mothers.
An Overview of the News
Jagananna Amma Vodi was inaugurated on 9 January 2020 by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. was launched by Jagan Mohan Reddy.
The financial assistance provided under the 'Jagananna Amma Vodi' scheme is Rs 6,392 crore.
The primary objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to around 42 lakh mothers.
The financial assistance provided to mothers is in the form of an annual gift of ₹15,000.
Mothers receive this gift for sending their children to school and thus encouraging education.
About Andhra Pradesh
Historically, Andhra Pradesh is known as the "Rice Bowl of India".
Kuchipudi is the most famous classical dance of the state.
Formation - 1 November 1956.
Capital - Amaravati
Official Language - Telugu
Governor - S Abdul Nazeer
Chief Minister - Jagan Mohan Reddy
Legislative Assembly Seats - 175
Rajya Sabha seats - 11
Lok Sabha seats - 25
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