SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    Which of the following is/are correct about Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls?
    1. It covers girls in the age group of 11 -18 years
    2. Non-nutritional services like health check up, health education, counseling on family welfare are not provided under this scheme Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    A)  1 only 

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] 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. The objectives of the program are: 1. Enable the Adolescent girls for self-development and empowerment. 2. Improve their nutrition and health status. 3. Promote awareness about health, hygiene, nutrition, adolescent reproductive and sexual health (ARSH) and family and child care. 4. Upgrade home-based skills, life skills and integrate with the National Skill Development Program (NSDP) for vocational skills. 5. Mainstream out of school adolescent girls into formal/non-formal education. 6. Provide Information/guidance about existing public services such as PHC, CHC, Post Office, Bank, Police Station, etc.

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