The World Bank Board has approved the 63 million US dollar for Tejaswini project that paves the way for Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Jharkhand.
This project Tejaswini is the first World Bank project in India that is especially dedicated on the welfare of adolescent girls and young women.
The project will support adolescent girls and young women between the ages of 14 and 24 to complete their secondary level education. It will also help them to acquire relevant skills for the job market.
In Jharkhand there are 56 percent of young women (ages 15-24) are neither engaged in education, nor employment or training.