Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya for girls of SC, ST, OBC and minority communities

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Maharashtra


Kasturba Gandhi BalikaVidyalaya (KGBV) is a scheme launched by the Government of Maharashtra for setting up residential schools at upper primary level for girls belonging predominantly to the SC, ST, OBC and minority communities.


This scheme aims to achieve the following goals:

  • To ensure access to the disadvantaged girls
  • To provide quality of education to all girls
  • To make school environment girl child friendly


The following conditions should be fulfilled to avail the benefits under this scheme:

  1. Out of school girls who are unable to complete Upper Primary education in difficult area
  2. Adolescent girls who are unable to go regular school (upper primary level)
  3. Younger girls of migratory population in difficult areas / scattered habitation that do not qualify for a school


The Girl Child belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backword Classes( SC, ST, OBC) and minority communities.


How To Apply

Contact to Principal of the concerned school.

Sponsored By



Department of Education, Maharashtra.

Date of Launch

July, 2004

Valid Upto

Information is not available





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