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Repeated guidelines for implementation of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya s)

The Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) scheme was introduced in August 2004 by the Government of India to establish upper primary level residential schools for girls belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other backward and minority communities in difficult areas.

The Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya scheme runs as an independent scheme but merged with the SSA program as an independent component of the program from April 1, 2007. For the first two years the National Program for Women's Education (MS) and girls' education at the elementary level coincided with Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. Is.

Scope / scope of the scheme

The scheme has been in place since the beginning of 2004 in the educationally backward blocks (EBBs), where rural female literacy is below the national average (46.13%: Census 2001) and gender illiteracy is higher than the national average (21.59%: Census 2001). Schools in these blocks can be established in areas with the following:

Concentration of tribal population, with low female literacy and / or large number of out-of-school girls; Concentration of Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes and Minorities with Low Female Literacy and / or Out-of-School Girls

Areas with low female literacy; Or

Areas with a large number of small, cluttered residences that are not suitable for school

Criteria for repeat eligible blocks with effect April 1, 2008 include:

An additional 316 educationally backward blocks with rural female literacy below 30%; And

94 towns / cities with minority centralization (as per the list determined by the Ministry of Minority Affairs) with female literacy (53.67%: Census 2001) below the national average


Caste inequalities are still found in rural areas and underprivileged communities. Looking at recruitment trends, there is a meaningless difference in the recruitment of girls as compared to boys at the primary level, especially at the upper primary levels. Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya aims at educational facilities. The aim is to ensure quality education and access for girls from disadvantaged groups by setting up residential schools.


Per school, Rs. 19.05 lakhs and at an estimated cost of Rs. 26.25 lakhs as recurring expenses, between 500 and 750 residential schools will be opened as planned on the 10th plan period. Initially, the proposed schools should be opened in rented or other available government buildings after determining the location.

Such residential schools will be set up only in backward blocks which do not have residential schools for girls' elementary education under any other scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. By working with other departments / ministries, Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalay This should be fixed by the district level authority of SSA at the time of district level planning.

The list of educational complexes run by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has been enclosed to facilitate the selection of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya.

The components of the plan will be as follows

Establishment of residential schools where there are at least 50 girls from predominantly SC, ST, and minority communities available for study at the elementary level.

Depending on the number of eligible girls, the number may be more than 50. Three possible replicas for such schools have been identified and appendix. I (a) (b) to (c). Repeatable financial standards valid with effect from April 1, 2008 will be valid with new Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya s. Repeated revision validity only with effect from April 1, 2008 to March, 2007 Accepted existing 2180 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas will be accepted.

To provide the necessary infrastructure to these schools

To prepare and make available the necessary teaching materials and aids for schools

To establish appropriate mechanisms for evaluation and monitoring and to provide necessary academic support

To encourage and prepare girls and their families to send them to residential schools

At the elementary level some preference will be given to older girls who are out of school and unable to complete primary schools (10+). However, young girls can also be targeted in difficult areas (tourist population, cluttered residences that are not suitable for primary / upper primary schools).

At the upper primary level, preference will be given to girls, especially adolescent girls who are unable to attend regular schools.

According to the target form of the scheme, 75% of girls belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes or Minority Communities will get priority for enrollment in such residential schools and only then 25% girls from families below the poverty line.

Reputable voluntary organizations and other non-profit organizations will be involved in running the schools wherever possible. These residential schools can also be adopted by the corporation groups. Independent guidelines have been issued in this regard.

Execution, monitoring and evaluation

The scheme will be implemented by the State Governments through Mahila Samakhya (MS) in MS states and SSA community in other states. Monitoring and evaluation at state and district level by MS State Resource Centers and National Program for Early Level Girls Education in SSA community in non-MS states The training for teachers and staff at residential schools will be conducted by the district institutes of educational training, block resource centers and women's resource groups.

State support set
An advisory state level coordination committee approved under the NPEGEL scheme should provide direction and support to the program. This group is made up of persons appointed by the concerned State Government Departments, Government of India, experts in the field of girls education, academics, etc. The selection of appropriate school replica and location. Will be based on the recommendations of NPEGEL and the district committee implementing the new proposed scheme.

National Support Group
The National Resource Group (NRG) formed under the National Level Women's Equality Program will provide insights into the conceptual issues and considerations arising out of the program and advise the Government of India on policy matters on the subject of girls' education. The group includes research and training institutes Provide an interface with NGOs and share other experiences of educated girls.

Since NRG is made up of fewer individuals and meets only two to three times a year, such as teacher training, development of gender based teaching materials, development of audio visual programs, etc. The small sub-committees of the NRG formed for specific purposes will select additional individuals or experts from the respective bodies for the purpose.


Based on the number of girls and the type of residential school provided, a replica of the selected school will be selected by the state level committee on the basis of the recommendations of the district committee.

The proposal will be forwarded to a national level group who will evaluate them with external offices / advisors wherever required. Finally, the SSA's Project Support Board will approve these plans.

Financial standards under Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya

The financial form of the Central Government and the States / UTs for Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Yojana will be the same as Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, as it is a component of SSA with effect from 1st April, 2007.

The provisions for Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya will be maximum for NPEGEL and the provisions made earlier under SSA. SSA Samaj will ensure the convergence of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya with NPEGEL and Mahila Samakhya program.

It will also ensure that the allocated funds have been properly invested and No duplication of any kind of activities has been done.

The Government of India will directly release funds to the SSA State Amal Samaj. The State Government will also release its contribution to the State Amal Samaj. The funds will be released to the Mahila Samakhya Samaj wherever possible.




In states where MS is not implemented, the scheme will be implemented by the SSA Samaj. This will be done through the 'Gender Unit' and will follow the current procedure used for the implementation of SSA.

The state society should open an independent savings bank account to maintain the funds of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya. The state government should also release its equivalent contribution to the state SSA society through an independent budget head. Independent accounts will be maintained on district and sub-district structures respectively.

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