NUTRITION PROGRAMME FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS
The scheme was launched to provide supplementary nutrition to the malnourished Adolescent girls, Pregnant Women and Lactating mothers under Nutritional Programme for Adolescent Girls (NPAG) for a period of 2 years i.e. 2002-03 and 2003-04.
  • Further Govt. of India approved to implement of this scheme in two Districts i.e. Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur for the year 2005-06.
  • Eligibility:
      Under this scheme, mal-nourished Adolescent girls between the age group of 11 to 19 years weighing less than 35 kgs.
  • Benefit
      6 kgs of food grains are provided consecutively for three months.
  • Procedure
      The food grains are to be distributed through the Public Distribution System (PDS).