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International Journal of Home Science

2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART F

Constraints faced by beneficiaries of ‘SABLA’ scheme for adolescent girls (11-18 years) in Bikaner district: A review

Author(s): Divya Rajpurohit, Neena Sareen, Seema Tyagi, Nisha Meena and Jyoti Rajvi
Abstract:
Adolescents are a main resource for national development. Investing in their health and development is investment in the greater good of the country. They should be seen in terms of their needs as a group and as a productive member of society in the future. Recognizing the unexpected needs of adolescent girls, the Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Employment of Adolescent Girls-Sabala has been started as a comprehensive intervention for the adolescent girls in the age group of 11-18 with the attention of the school girls.
In the Bikaner district, the current investigation was conducted to understand the clear picture of SABLA so that appropriate personnel, institutions and agencies could be given appropriate response to make it more effective and more beneficial. The present study was conducted in Bikaner district. Six villages were selected (Napasar, Norangdesar, Palana, Lakhusar, Jamsar and Kilchu) for the current investigation. In the Sabla scheme, 120 registered girls were considered by using all the sample sizes proportional random sampling technique from all six villages. Interview method was chosen to get opinions of beneficiaries from different colors.
. The major findings of the current study have shown that most beneficiaries, upper age groups, 5 members from the nuclear family, monthly income were related to general information in general information. From 6001 to 8000, were of the general caste, the families were cultivating, passed from the primary level, in middle-level mass media exposure, over 2.1-5 hectares of land, high level of urban contact, the level of expansion contact was And they did not participate in any training program related to activities.
. The beneficiaries had to face some obstacles such as unavailability of diversity in supplementary nutrition, a 3-month gap of health checkup, short term vocational training, lack of practical oriented knowledge on different aspects of nutrition and health, and lack of need based business Training etc.
Thus, it can be said that with some improvements, that SABLA scheme can empower the lives of Adolescent girls.
Adolescence is the period of transition from childhood to adulthood and is attributed to attempts to achieve goals related to expectations of mainstream culture, and physical, mental, emotional and social development (WHO, 1986). Adolescence in girls has been recognized as a special period in their life cycle which requires special attention in terms of nutrition, biological and family life. (Academia. 2015)
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How to cite this article:
Divya Rajpurohit, Neena Sareen, Seema Tyagi, Nisha Meena, Jyoti Rajvi. Constraints faced by beneficiaries of ‘SABLA’ scheme for adolescent girls (11-18 years) in Bikaner district: A review. Int J Home Sci 2019;5(2):356-359.
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