Gujarat Knowledge Society mandates IL&FS Education to conduct empowerment programme for girls
Gujarat: The Gujarat Knowledge Society, Government of Gujarat has mandated IL&FS Education to conduct Girl Empowerment programme in the state.
The programme will cover 1160 girl students from 55 schools of three districts of Gujarat - Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Vadodara.
The programme has been proposed by the state government under the framework of RMSA (Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan) with a view to address issues like declining sex ratio, growing gender inequality, discriminatory treatment given to women and to spread awareness on the same to girl students.
The key areas of concerns of the programme include spreading awareness on education for girls, guiding on social issues like dowry, child marriage and infanticide, developing the understanding of maternal health and adolescent issues and so on.
The entire programme has been framed into 30 hrs-course content. Girls who will undergo the programme will appear for a written assessment at the end of the course and will be awarded with a certificate.
IL&FS Conducts Empowerment Programme for Girls