Rajasthan govt to revamp Ujala clinics

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  • Rajasthan Government set to revamp ‘Ujala Clinics’ for adolescents.
  • It will appoint peer educators for counseling the youngsters in order to ensure coordination with other medical and health schemes.
  • Ujjala Clinics function under Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) in 10 districts of the state.


  • It is a health program launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for adolescents between the age group 10 and 19 years.
  • The aim of this programme is the adolescent participation and leadership, equity and inclusion, gender equity and strategic partnerships with other sectors and stakeholders.
  • The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) developed a National Adolescent Health Strategy.
  • It focuses on age groups 10-14 years and 15-19 years with universal coverage
  • Males and females, urban and rural, in school and out of school, married and unmarried and vulnerable and underserved.
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