The Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) is a government scheme launched in 2010, also known as Sabla, which aims to empower and educate adolescent girls through various interventions and support systems. The scheme is intended to improve the status and well-being of adolescent girls and to promote gender equality.

The main features of the scheme include:

  • Eligibility: The scheme is open to adolescent girls aged 11 to 18 years from families below the poverty line.
  • Non-formal Education: The scheme provides non-formal education to improve the educational status of adolescent girls.
  • Skill Development: The scheme provides skill development programs to improve the economic status of adolescent girls.
  • Health and Nutrition: The scheme also provides health and nutrition education, as well as access to health services, to improve the overall health and well-being of adolescent girls.
  • Community Mobilization: The scheme uses community mobilization and participation to create awareness and change social attitudes toward adolescent girls.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: The scheme is monitored and evaluated by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the state governments.

The scheme aims to empower adolescent girls through the provision of non-formal education and vocational training, nutrition, health care, and counseling services. The scheme was implemented through the Anganwadi centers and its functionality has been integrated with ICDS and other related schemes.