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Ministry of Women and Child Development KANYA SHIKSHA PRAVESH UTSAV Posted On: 22 JUL 2022 2:42PM by PIB Delhi A special campaign namely Ka

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KANYA SHIKSHA PRAVESH UTSAV

Posted On: 22 JUL 2022 2:42PM by PIB Delhi

A special campaign namely Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav was launched on 7th March, 2022 to re-enroll out of school adolescent girls (OoS AG) in the age group of 11-14 years. The main components of the scheme are Social mobilization & Awareness and Incentivization of AWWs for Counselling and Referrals.

As per the data available under the erstwhile Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG), State/UT Wise details of Out of School Girls is at Annexure-I.The campaign is coordinated efforts taken by Ministry of Women and Child Development and Ministry of Education to ensure enrolment of Adolescent girls in schools.

Under this campaign District Administrations organize Social Mobilisation campaign for raising awareness at grassroots level to sensitize communities, families to re-enroll adolescent girls to formal Schooling. Rs. 2 lakh per district has been earmarked for social Mobilisation campaign at district level.

Under Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav campaign, AWWs are incentivised for counselling and referring OoS-AG in catchment areas of AWCs. An Incentive of Rs. 1000/- is provided to AWWs where the number of OoSGs are more than 4 in number and Rs. 500/- where the number of OoSGs are less than or equal to 4 in number.

This information was given by the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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Annexure-I

State/UT Wise details of Out of School Girls

S. No.

Name of the State

No. of OoS AGs

1

Andhra Pradesh

980

2

Arunachal Pradesh

NR

3

Assam

29346

4

Bihar

0

5

Chhattisgarh

11454

6

Goa

1

7

Gujarat

40215

8

Haryana

1176

9

Himachal Pradesh

0

10

Jammu & Kashmir

6887

11

Jharkhand

10454

12

Karnataka

1207

13

Kerala

40

14

Madhya Pradesh

10630

15

Maharashtra

7078

16

Manipur

2676

17

Meghalaya

397

18

Mizoram

1300

19

Nagaland

7629

20

Odisha

7717

21

Punjab

4408

22

Rajasthan

NR

23

Sikkim

15

24

Tamil Nadu

281

25

Telangana

NR

26

Tripura

465

27

Uttar Pradesh

154526

28

Uttarakhand

3883

29

West Bengal

NR

30

Andaman & Nicobar

0

31

Chandigarh

50

32

Daman & Diu and D & N Haveli

0

33

Delhi

510

34

Lakshadweep

5

35

Puducherry

0

36

Ladakh

1

TOTAL

303331

         NR-Not Reported.

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