Laadli Laxmi application form submission deadline extended

 

Goa government has extended the date for submitting Laadli Laxmi application forms to March 31, 2013.
A notification issued on Thursday states that the validity period for submission of the forms has been extended from 180 days to 255 days.  The earlier deadline for submitting the applications was to expire on January 15. 
“It is being brought to the notice of the Government that the beneficiaries require considerable time for collection of required documents, more particularly for obtaining residence certificate of parents and their birth records. In view of these facts, government considers it necessary to extend this period further,” the notification reads.According to the original notification of July 2012, any girl who has crossed 18 years of age on April 1, 2012 but is unmarried would get the benefit after she submits second certificate of marriage registration and the process should be done within 180 days. Similarly, girls below 18 years of age should apply within 180 days of completion of the age. The fresh notification has now extended the period till March 31, 2013.  [H]