(The Gist of PIB) Kishori Health Cards  [MARCH-2020]

(The Gist of PIB) Kishori Health Cards


Kishori Health Cards

  • The Minister for Women and Child Development informed Lok Sabha about the Kishori Health Cards.


  • As per the information available, most of the States are maintaining Kishori Health Cards for Adolescent Girls in Angawadi Centres (AWCs) to record the information about the weight, height, Body Mass Index (BMI) along with other services provided under the scheme. These health cards for all Adolescent Girls (AGs)are maintained at the AWCs.
  • Government is implementing a Scheme for Adolescent Girls across the country including Satna district of Madhya Pradesh.
  • The details of achievements/outcomes made under the scheme are marked on Kishori Card and the card also carries important milestones of Adolescent Girls’ life including mainstreaming them into the schools.
  • Currently, Government is maintaining the health records of adolescent girls through Kishori Health Cards.


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