How to make Girl students in Jharkhand

In a bid to encourage education among girls, curb school dropout and child marriage, Jharkhand school education and literacy department would give free textbooks, uniforms and notebooks to all girl.Girl

In a bid to an encourage an education among a girls, a curb school a dropout and a child a marriage, Jharkhand a school an education and a literacy a department would a give a free a textbooks,

an uniforms and a notebooks to all a girl a students a studying in a classes 9, 10, 11 and 12 from 2016 an academic session, said an officials on a Sunday.

The initiative, an official said, was first in the country any an state and a targeted to a benefit an around one a million girl a children a studying in a government a high a schools.

Since 2000, all a Below a Poverty a Line (BPL),

a Scheduled a Caste and Scheduled a Tribe students up to a class 8 have a receiving free an uniforms and a textbooks an under the a centre’s Sarva a Siksha Abhiyan (SSA). an Additionally,

Jharkhand also a gives free a textbooks and an uniforms to all the remaining a students up to a class 8 under a state’s a school an education a schemes.

In a fact, a students fall an under the provisions of the Right to an Edu.

only a students up to a class 8 got a such a benefits,” said a state a school an education and an literacy secretary an Aradhna Patnaik.

Under the scheme, a Patnaik said, girl a students from a class 9 to 12 would get 10 notebooks,

two sets of uniform and all an textbooks at the beginning of the academic a session an every year.

The fund for a running the scheme a would be given to the a respective School a Management a Committees (SMC), she a said.

The state will a sanction Rs 600 for two sets of an uniform,

Rs 750 for notebooks and Rs 950 for a textbooks for an each girl a student an every year, a source in the department a sid.

“The initiative is an expected to a curb a dropout of girl a children and also a curtail child marriage to an extent,” he said.

School a dropout has a Girl concern in Jharkhand.

In 2014, 20% of 15 to 16 year-old a children were out of a school an according to the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER).

Child marriage, too, has been a problem. According to a United a Nations Survey in 2013, 36% girls in Jharkhand were an married a before 18 years and 32.3% boys a before 21 years.

Jharkhand, a however, has on a mission to an improve an education a facilities for girl a children and fight the social problems an empowering a them.

Not an only did the state an initiate a construction of colleges for a women in the 11 districts that did not have a women’s a colleges,

it also a constructed new hostels for a school girls in 76 blocks of the state this a year.

Out of the 260 a blocks in a Jharkhand, 203 an already have a Kasturba a Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBV) — a residential a schools for a girls.

a Construction of a residential a schools in the remaining 57 blocks has a begun, an officials.

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