RGSEAG refers to Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls, which was launched in 2010. The scheme is being implemented in 200 districts across the country on pilot basis. This is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme for adolescent girls from 11 to 18 Years also known as SABLA.
It is being implemented using the platform of Integrated Child Development Services Scheme. Anganwadi Centres are the focal point for the delivery of the services. The scheme has two major components namely nutrition and non-nutrition component.
Nutrition is being given in the form of Take Home Ration or Hot Cooked Meal for 11 to14 years out of school girls and 14 to18 years to All AGs, out of school and in school girls. In the Non Nutrition component, the out of school Adolescent Girls 11 to18 years are being provided IFA supplementation, Health check-up and Referral services, Nutrition and Health Education, Counselling and guidance on family welfare, Adolescent Reproductive Sexual Health ARSH, child care practices and Life Skill Education and accessing public services and 16 to 18 year old Ags are also being given vocational training, Anganwadi centre AWC in the village is the focal point for the implementation of the scheme Sabla, where the school going girls and out of school girls would meet. At the AWC they receive life skill education, nutrition & health education, awareness about other socio legal issues etc.