Adolescence is a significant period for mental, emotional and physiological development of children.
A need has emerged to formulate a new comprehensive scheme with richer content merging the erstwhile
two schemes – Kishori Shakthi Yojana (KSY) and Nutrition Programme for Adolescent Girls(NPAG).
This scheme called Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) SABLA, has
been implemented in 9 districts (Kalburgi, Kolar, Bangalore®, Bellary, Vijapura, Dharwad,
Chickmaglur, Uttar Kannada, Kodagu) of the state.
During 2017-18 the scheme has been revamped as Scheme for Adolescent Girls-SAG and it has extended
to 11 more districts (Bagalkote, Bidar, Belgavi, Yadgir, Gadag, Chickballapur, Raichur, Shimoga,
Haveri, Davangere and Koppal).
Supplementary Nutrition (SNP) and Non- Nutrition component services are provided to kishoris.
GOI has directed to provide nutrition to 11-14 yrs out of school adolescent girls through ICDS network.
Under non-nutrition component, adolescent girls are provided with services like training on
life skills, Nutrition & Health Education (NHEd), knowledge about family planning, child
care practices, home management, reproductive & sexual health, vocational skill training.