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).