Kishori Shakti Yojana: Odisha

Details of Kishori Shakti Yojana
ParticularsDescription
Name of the SchemeKishori Shakti Yojana
Sponsored byCentral Government
Funding PatternThe funding pattern is managed by Cental Government of India. Rs. 1.10 lakh per annum is allocated for this scheme.
Ministry/DepartmentWomen & Child Development
DescriptionKishori Shakti Yojana, KSY seeks to empower adolescent girls, so as to enable them to take charge of their lives. It is viewed as a holistic initiative for the development of adolescent girls. The programme through its interventions aims at bringing about a difference in the lives of the adolescent girls. It seeks to provide them with an opportunity to realize their full potential. The broad objectives of the Scheme are to improve the nutritional, health and development status of adolescent girls, promote awareness of health, hygiene, nutrition and family care, link them to opportunities for learning life skills, going back to school, help them gain a better understanding of their social environment and take initiatives to become productive members of the society.
BeneficiariesIndividual,
Benefits
Eligibility criteria11 to 18 years aged Adolescent Girls are eligible for this scheme.
How to AvailTo avail this scheme, one can contact to the Medical Authorities of their areas, concerned Department.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 26 / 09 / 2000
Valid Upto 31 / 03 / 2015
Reference URL http://www.wcdorissa.gov.in/ksy.aspx (External website that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Odisha, 05-07-2012)