The Government of Telangana State is committed to improve the status of women in the State through planning and implementing various programs for the Women. Govt has taken several steps for framing appropriate policies needed to design and implement various welfare measures to ensure speedy socio economic development of SCs &STs. It is proposed to impart training to adolescent girls belonging to SC and ST communities for enhancing their understanding on issues relating to Safety & Security issued Guidelines for imparting training SC & ST Communities.
Unmarried Adolescent girls belonging to SC & ST communities between age group of 13 to 21 years preferably dropouts from schools and colleges shall be identified by the Anganwadi Workers.
To build the capacity of the Adolescent Girls on matters relating to Safety & Security, Health, Nutrition, Hygiene, Reproductive Health, Prevention of Child Marriages, Anti Trafficking and Awareness on Legal and Protective Mechanisms.
Residential training shall be imparted in all the Durga Bai Deshmukh Mahila Vikasa Kendrams run by Telangana Women
Cooperative Development Corporation. The period of training shall not be less than (6) days. There shall not be more than 50 girls in every batch.
Training shall be imparted on the following lines and appropriate modules shall be designed on the following subjects:
The importance of health and nutrition with specific reference to anemia which is widely prevalent among the adolescent girls.
Need for introduction balanced diet including millets which promotes health and overall well being of the adolescent girls.
Safety and Security of girls and awareness of the self defense mechanism.
Awareness on prevention of child marriages and compulsory registration of marriages.
Awareness on protective legislations meant for women and children.
Awareness on the opportunities available for vocational training and job oriented training programs run by various departments.
Awareness on the issues relating to trafficking and drug abuse.
Awareness on the issues relating to online abuse and exploitation.
Salient provisions of Juvenile Justice Care & Protection of Children Act, 2015, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 and Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Act, 2015.
Awareness on the Government programs like Kalyana Lakshmi / Shaadi Mubarak, Aarogyalakshmi, One Stop Centres, Women Help Line 181, Child Help Line 1098 etc.
Awareness on the legal aid provided by the District Legal Services authority and victim compensation fund etc.
IDENTIFICATION OF RESOURCE PERSONS:
Competent, communicative and qualified resource persons shall be identified to conduct training at DMSVKs. A State Level orientation Program shall be conducted for such Resource Persons. Resource persons may be drafted from NGOs, Activists, teachers, Anganwadi Training Centers, ICDS Staff, SERP trainers. A State Level Resource Team shall also be identified for the preparation of modules and also for conducting orientation program at DMSVK level. State level Resource persons may be drawn from the institutions like State Legal Services Authority, Judicial Academy, NGOs, UNICEF, Nilofour Hospital (YUVA – program),Prajwala etc, who are working in the field of anti trafficking, girl child protection, health, nutrition etc; State level Resource Persons working in Health Department under Rastriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram may also be identified and services utilized.
Training Schedule should be prepared specifying the various topics including the daily activity chart.
SPORTS & PHYSICAL FITNESS TRAINING:
Training schedule must necessarily focus on the physical fitness, sports, yoga etc. The training schedule must include the morning activities like Yoga, Walking, Jogging and fitness activities like sports and games.
Training Methodology shall be interactive and participatory so that enthusiasm of the children is sustained and fruitful learnings are made. As far as possible, films & videos shall be exhibited on various schemes.
Highly nutritious food menu should be designed in consultation with NIN and UNICEF, Home Science College etc., which shall promote right food habits among the adolescent girls. Care must be taken to include variety of items like millets, fruits, vegetables and eggs etc. The objective of introduction of such items is to ensure that adolescent girls are conscious of their food habits and make necessary changes in their diet and continue to take balanced diet even after completion of training.
The following expenditure is permitted to be incurred for each batch. The details are as follows:
|1.||Booklet @ Rs.200/- per each booklet for 50 girls (50X200)||Rs.10,000/-|
|2.||Food (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) 300 per head for 50 girls for 6 days (300x50x6)||Rs.90,000/-|
|3.||Running Shoes, T-Shirt & Track-pant @ Rs.1,000 per head for 50 girls (1,000×50)||Rs.50,000|
|4.||To & Fro Charges to be paid to the participant @ 300 for 50 girls (300×50)||Rs.15,000/-|
|Total amount per batch||Rs.1,65,000/-|
An amount of Rs.10,00,000/- shall be allotted towards Programme Monitoring Cost which includes the travel expense of State Level Team to supervise the training and also including the honorarium to be paid to the Resource Persons @ Rs.15,000/- per each batch.
The above budget shall be met from the allocations made under SC & ST Special Development Fund under Safety and Security of Women allotted to the Department. Subject to availability of budget Director, Women & Child Development shall take necessary steps for training 11800 SC Girls and 6900 ST Girls during the year 2017-18 and 2018-19.
The Director, Women Development & Child Welfare Department shall take necessary action accordingly.