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International Journal of Home Science

2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART F

Advantages 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:
The purpose of SABLA (RGSEAG) is to improve the nutritional and health status of girls in the adolescence age of 11-18 years and empower them by providing education in life-skill, health and nutrition. SABLA is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Government of India started on 1st April, 2011 under the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
The SABLA scheme replaces the predecessor Kishori Shakti Yojana (The purpose of this scheme was to improve the nutritional and health status of girls aged 11 to 18 years, so that they can improve their home based and business skills to upgrade them and to promote their overall development, in which they are aware of their health, personal hygiene, nutrition and family welfare and management and nutrition program for adolescent 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.
. Regarding the benefits of SABLA as told by beneficiaries, guidance on IFA supplement, family welfare ARSH, child care and home management, nutrition provisions were there. These benefits can create a healthy environment for the growth and development of adolescent girls.
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. Advantages of ‘SABLA’ scheme for adolescent girls (11-18 years) in Bikaner district: A review. Int J Home Sci 2019;5(2):360-363.
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