» This scheme was launched by the Government of India in August, 2004 for setting
up residential schools at upper primary level for girls belonging predominantly
to the SC, ST, OBC and minorities in difficult areas.
» The scheme of the KGBV ran as a separate scheme but in harmony with the Sarva
Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level
(NPEGEL) and Mahila Samakhya (MS) for the first two years, but has since 1st April,
2007 merged with the SSA programme as a separate component of that programme.
The Objective of KGBV is to Provide Primary Education in educationally backward
blocks of the country where the female rural literacy is below the national average
and gender gap in literacy is above the national average.
In Starting Phase,KGBv Provides The Hostel and School facilties in Rented Building
or in Goverment Building,or the Land provided by govt. Of Gujarat.
Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) is a scheme launched for setting up residential
schools at upper primary level for girls belonging predominantly to the SC, ST,
OBC and minority communities.
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