Capacity Building Workshop for Programme Officers and CDPOs on SABLA
Programme Type : Management Development Programmes
Duration : January 08-17, 2014
Government of Rajasthan has implemented SABLA – Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls to empower adolescent girls in the age group of 11-18 years across 10 districts, namely Banswara, Barmer, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Dungarpur, Jodhpur, Jhalawar, Jaipur, Sri Ganganagar and Udaipur. In order to implement the objectives of this scheme, UNFPA Rajasthan is collaborating with the Directorate of Women Empowerment (DWE), After two years of launching the scheme in Rajasthan, the SABLA guidelines have been developed by Directorate of Women Empowerment and UNFPA. It was found necessary to build capacity of the SABLA functionaries and therefore a UNFPA supported, 3-day training programme was designed and implemented by IIHMR, Jaipur during January 8-17, 2014 in two batches.
The training aimed at clarifying various components of the scheme for reaching out to both, the dropouts and school going adolescent girls and improve their knowledge on nutrition, sexual and reproductive health and basic rights, in addition to linking those above 16 years of age with vocational skills opportunities. About 120 participants including state level officials, Programme Officers and CDPOs participated in the programme. In the future, trainings will be conducted to educate Supervisors and Pracheta and they will further train Anaganwadi workers and Saathin for better implementation of the programme at the district and field level.