(Ministry of Finance)
Key features of the Campaign
Main Features of the Scheme
- Tejaswini is the scheme for the socio-economic empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young women aged between 14 and 24.
- It was approved in 2016.
- The closing date for the project is 30th June 2021.
- The objective of this project is to improve the completion of market-driven skills training and
- secondary education for adolescent girls and young women.
The scheme is operational in select 17 districts of Jharkhand
Number of beneficiaries
it is expected to benefit around 680,000 adolescent girls and young women in the project.
Components of the scheme
It has 3 main components –
(i) Expanding social, educational and economic opportunities
(ii) Intensive service delivery
(iii) State capacity-building and implementation support.
In the year 2017, India signed a financing agreement with World Bank for funding of this scheme.