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Scheme for adolescent girls
Published on 20 Nov. 2010 1:17 AM IST
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Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) – SABLA was launched today in New Delhi by home minister P. Chidambaram in the presence of minister of state, women and child development (independent charge) Krishna Tirath. ‘SABLA’ a Centrally-sponsored scheme would be implemented in 200 selected districts across the country on a pilot basis initially. ‘SABLA’ aims at empowering adolescent girls of 11-18 years by improvement in their nutritional and health status and upgrading various skills like home skills, life skills and vocational skills. The scheme would be implemented in convergence with various schemes/ programmes of other Ministries/Departments viz. health, education, Youth Affairs, Labour, and PRIs etc.

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