Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) Sabla: Ministry of Women and Child Development

Details of Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) Sabla
Name of the SchemeRajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) Sabla
Sponsored byCentral Government
Funding PatternCentrally sponsored scheme, implemented through the State Governments/UTs with 100% financial assistance from the Central Government for all inputs, except nutrition provision for which Government of India will share upto the extent of 50% of the financial norms or the actual expenditure incurred, whichever is less.
DescriptionAn integrated package of services is to be provided to Adolescent Girls that would be as follows: i. Nutrition provision ii. Iron and Folic Acid (IFA) supplementation iii. Health check-up and Referral services iv. Nutrition & Health Education (NHE) v. Counseling/Guidance on family welfare, ARSH, child care practices and home management vi. Life Skill Education and accessing public services vii. Vocational training for girls aged 16 and above under National Skill Development Program (NSDP)
Benefit TypeOthers,
Other Benefits financial benifit, Formal and Non Formal Education, etc.
Eligibility criteriaThe Scheme would cover adolescent girls in the age group of 11-18 years under all ICDS projects in selected 200 districts in all the States/UTs in the country. In order to give appropriate attention, the target group would be subdivided into two categories, viz. 11-15 & 15-18 years and interventions planned accordingly.
How to AvailInformation is available at ICDS Offices and Anganwadi Centers (AWCs).
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 04 / 2011
Valid Upto 31 / 03 / 2015
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Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Ministry of Women and Child Development, 19-10-2012)