2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 3, PART D
Adolescent are a valuable duration of human development and maturation is a time transformation between childhood and adulthood. The present study was carried out in Pusa Block of Samastipur district in Bihar. The selection of the district and its one Community Development (CD) Block i.e., Pusa block was made purposively. Only two high school girls were selected for collection of information. The present study consists of rural high school girls in the age group of 14 – 18 years who were studying in 9th
standard. From the selected school 20 girls were randomly selected from each class. The total sample comprised 80 adolescent girls from in Government Girls High School (40) and Kasturba Gandhi Balika high School Vaini Pusa (40). In this study
socio-economic and personal profile of adolescent girls were assessed. A schedule was used to elicit information from the respondents.
In this study found that the majority of respondents were belonged to14-16 year. Most of the girls were unmarried. Majority of the respondents had nuclear type of family. Most of the girl’s family had maximum 5-7 members (middle family) in their house and they belonged to General caste. It was found that of the respondents were 9th and 10th standard and most of the girls had received academic grade between (71-80%). Most of the girls received award at school level. Family occupation of the respondents belonged to the both upper and lower category and their monthly family income of respondents belonged to the upper middle class. Most of the respondents used to television.