National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level (NPEGEL)

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Tamil Nadu


Objective

The objective of this scheme are summarized as below:

  • Is a focused intervention of Government of India, to reach the “Hardest to Reach” girls, especially those not in school.
  • To enhance girl’s education over and above the investments for girl’s education through normal SSA interventions.
  • The program provides for development of a “model school” in every cluster with more intense community mobilization and supervision of girls enrollment in schools.
  • Gender sensitisation of teachers, development of gender-sensitive learning materials, and provision of need-based incentives like escorts, stationery, workbooks, and uniforms are some of the endeavors under the program.

Eligibility

Girl child belonging to SC/ ST categories from Educationally Backward Blocks (EEBs)

Beneficiaries

Girl child belonging to SC/ ST categories from Educationally Backward Blocks (EEBs)

Benefits

The benefits of this scheme are summarized as below:

A one-time grant of an amount of Rs.30,000/- is given for teaching learning equipment, library, sports, vocational training, etc.

How To Apply

Sponsored By

State

Ministry

Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Tamil Nadu.

Date of Launch

July, 2003

Valid Upto

Information is not available

Status

Active

Sector

Women and Child



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