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Kishori Shakti Scheme for girls

Kishori Shakti Yojana is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme for adolescent girls. This scheme is operational in 46 ICDS Projects of 8 Districts viz. Shimla, Sirmour, Kinnaur, Mandi, Bilaspur, Una, Hamirpur and Lahaul-Spiti of the State.

Objectives

  • To improve the nutritional and health status of adolescent girls in the age groups of 11-18 years.
  • To train and equip the adolescent girls to improve home based and vocational skills.
  • To promote awareness of health, hygiene, nutrition and family welfare.
  • To encourage adolescent girls to initiate various activities to be productive and useful members of the society.

Eligibility

  • Nutrition will be provided to the adolescent girls of BPL category in the age group of 14-18 years.
  • Nutrition will be provided to out of School adolescent girls in the age group of 11-14 years under ICDS.

Benefits

  • Regular Health check‐up and Referral services.
  •  Nutrition & Health Education (NHE).
  •  Counseling/Guidance on family welfare, ARSH, child care practices.
  •  Life Skill Education and accessing public services.
  •  Vocational Training for Out of School adolescent girls of 16-18 years.

How To Apply

Contact Persons: DPOs, CDPOs, Supervisors ICDS & AWWs

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