Kishori shakti yojana UP ICDS WCD KSY

Kishori shakit yojana in one of the most popular government scheme of ministry of women and child development WCD.  KSY is launched by central government for the empowerment of adolescent girls which will enable them to take charge of their lives.
  Under the kSY ,  It seeks to afford them with an chance to understand their full potential.
This scheme is a redesign of the already existing Adolescent Girls (AG) Scheme being implemented as a component under the centrally sponsored Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme. The new scheme dramatically extends the coverage of the earlier scheme with significant content enrichment, strengthens the training component, particularly in skill development, aspects aimed at empowerment and enhanced self-perception. It also fosters convergence with other sectoral programmes, addressing the interrelated needs of adolescent girls and women.
Objective: The broad objectives of the Scheme are to improve the nutritional, health and development status of adolescent girls, promote awareness of health, hygiene, nutrition and family care, link them to opportunities for learning life skills, going back to school, help them gain a better understanding of their social environment and take initiatives to become productive members of the society.

Coverage: Total no. of blocks in the country: 6118
Number of blocks covered under KSY: 6118
Target Group Adolescent Girls (11-18 yrs.)
Infrastructural facilities Existing ICDS infrastructure
Financial Norms Rs. 1.10 lakh per ICDS project per annum
Detailed Guidelines for implementation of scheme
State-wise number of blocks sanctioned for implementation of KSY
State-wise release of funds during last three years
State-wise release of funds in 2006-07
Monitoring formats
Statement of Expenditure for the purpose of release of Funds Under Kishori Shakti Yojana
Consolidated Districtwise Statement indicating Status of Kishori Shakti Yojana
Annual Progress Report

the objectives of the Scheme are as follows: -
To improve the nutritional and health status of girls in the age group of 11-18 years;
To provide the required literacy and numeracy skills through the non-formal stream of education, to stimulate a desire for more social exposure and knowledge and to help them improve their decision making capabilities;
To train and equip the adolescent girls to improve/ upgrade home-based and vocational skills;
To promote awareness of health, hygiene, nutrition and family welfare, home management and child care, and to take all measure as to facilitate their marrying only after attaining the age of 18 years and if possible, even later;
To gain a better understanding of their environment related social issues and the impact on their lives; and
To encourage adolescent girls to initiate various activities to be productive and useful members of the society.

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