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Maha to implement `Sabala` scheme for adolescent girls

The Sabala scheme is meant for girls between the age group of 11 and 18 years. From April 30, will be implemented in 11 districts in Maharashtra.



Mumbai: Maharashtra Government has merged
the Centrally sponsored schemes- Kishori Shakti Yojana and
Nutrition Programme for Adolescent Girls (NPAG)- together
under the Sabala (Rajiv Gandhi Adolescent Girl Empowerment)
scheme.

This scheme is meant for girls between the age group of
11 and 18 years. From April 30, it is being implemented in 11
districts including Beed, Nanded, Mumbai, Nashik, Buldhana,
Gadchiroli, Kolhapur, Satara, Amravati, Nagpur and Gondia
districts, Minister for Women and Child Development, Dr Varsha
Gaikwad said.

The scheme envisages bringing awareness among adolescent
girls about the development at adolescent age, health care,
nutrition, reproductivity and sex, health, family and child
care, enhancing their domestic, personal and professional
talent and imparting formal and informal education to girls,
who have left school.

PTI

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