Scheme for Adolescent Girls Current Affairs

Government launches Rapid Reporting System for the Scheme for Adolescent Girls  

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has launched beneficiary module (i.e. Phase -1) of Rapid Reporting System (RRS), a web based on line monitoring for Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG).

The RRS portal will facilitate monitoring of SAG and take corrective measures by ensuring faster flow of information, accurate targeting of beneficiaries and reduction of leakages.  It has been developed by Ministry of WCD in collaboration with National Informatics Centre (NIC).

Scheme for Adolescent Girls

The scheme aims at providing them nutritional support, motivating out of school girls to go back to formal schooling or skill training under its non-nutrition component. It also provides nutritional support and girls are also equipped with information on health, hygiene and guidance on existing public services.

It is centrally sponsored scheme implemented using platform of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme. Anganwadi Centres (AWCs) are focal point for delivery of services. Ministry of WCD is implementing scheme in selected 508 districts across country.

It is implemented through Centre and State share in ratio of 50:50, for nutrition component 60:40 for rest of activities for State/UTs with legislation, 90:10 for NE and 3 Himalayan States and 100% for UTs without legislative assemblies.

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