National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level
The NPEGEL scheme has implemented in the 15 Educationally Backward Blocks [same EBBs as mentioned in KGBV] of 8 districts [Same districts as mentioned in KGBV]] of Assam. Out of which, Assam Mahila Samata Society has been implementing NPEGEL scheme in 6 EB blocks of 3 districts i.e. Tinsukia, Darrang and Dhemaji. In other 5 districts, the scheme has been implementing by SSA, Assam.
Preparatory exercise like categorization of the out of school girl children has already been conducted by collecting information on girl child as per the following categories –
A. Category –I: All out of school girl children in age group of 4-14 years.
B. Category–II: All out of school girl children in age group of 14-16 years.
C. Category–III: All school going (irregular) girl children in age group of 4-14 years.
The status of illiterate girl children, working girl children, girl child who have not completed class-IV and VII were also collected covering ST, SC, OBC and minority community of each village under these blocks.