Sabla Scheme

Sabla scheme is related to which of the following?

(a) Training women in self defence tactics.

(b) Training women panchayat leaders.

(c) Nutrition and skill development of adolescents girls.

(d) Provision of microfinance to women self help groups.

Ans: C

The Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) Sabla is a centrally sponsored program of Government of India initiated on April 1, 2011 under Ministry of Women and Child Development. Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) -―SABLA‖ replaced Kishori Shakti Yojana and Nutrition Programme for Adolescent Girls. Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls – SABLA is implemented using the platform of ICDS Scheme through Anganwadi Centers (AWCs).

o The objectives of the Scheme are:

 Enable the adolescent girls (AGs) for self-development and empowerment

 Improve their nutrition and health status.

 Promote awareness about health, hygiene, nutrition, Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health (ARSH) and family and child care.

 Upgrade their home-based skills, life skills and tie up with National Skill Development Program (NSDP) for vocational skills.

 Mainstream out of school AGs into formal/non formal education

 Provide information/guidance about existing public services such as PHC,CHC, Post Office, Bank, Police Station, etc

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