Sabla (India)

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The Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) Sabla is a centrally sponsored program of Government of India initiated on April 1, 2011 under Ministry of Women and Child Development.[1]


The objectives of the program are:

  • Enable the Adolescent girls for self-development and empowerment
  • Improve their nutrition and health status.
  • Promote awareness about health, hygiene, nutrition, adolescent reproductive and sexual health (ARSH) and family and child care.
  • Upgrade home-based skills, life skills and integrate with the National Skill Development Program (NSDP) for vocational skills.
  • Mainstream out of school adolescent girls into formal/non formal education.
  • Provide information/guidance about existing public services such as PHC, CHC, Post Office, Bank, Police Station, etc.


An integrated package of services is to be provided to adolescent girls as follows:

Eligibility criteria[edit]

The program would cover adolescent girls (only covered out of school girls)11–18 years old under all Integrated Child Development Services projects in selected 200 districts in all states/UTs in the country. The target group would be subdivided into 11-15 and 15–18 years.[2]


  1. ^ TNN Apr 9, 2011, 08.39pm IST (2011-04-09). "SABLA scheme for adolescent girls - Times Of India". Retrieved 2012-11-16.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
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