What Steps have been taken by government of Rajasthan to promote primary education for girls?

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  • Opening up of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya: During the year 2017-18, 200 ‘Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya’ (KGBV) are functioning and 19,984 girls are studying in these schools.

 

  • Mewat Balika Awasiya Vidyalaya’: Nine of these schools are functioning. These residential schools are established for girls in Mewat region which is largely educationally backward.

 

  • Meena Manch ‘has been constituted by involving girls studying in the classes IV to VIII of 19,106 upper primary schools including9,895 Adarsh School and 200 KGBVs to create awareness in the community on various social issues, viz child marriage, dowry system, etc and to motivate the parents of irregular, dropout and never enrolled girls to send their daughters to school.

 

  • AdhyapikaManch‘have been established to enhance the academic level of girls and to provide friendly environment to girl child in schools. 301 Adhyapika manch has been formed at block level.

 

  • Innovation for girls education (Under SSA), ‘Saksham’ (self-defensive training to girls) in approximately 14,000 government schools and 200 KGBV across all 33 districts of Rajasthan and ‘Jagriti’ (Awareness among community for girls education in Selected 17 districts, which include 14 Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao and 7 Special focus districts) schemes are being implemented to promote enrolment, retention and learning enhancement of girls.

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