With an objective to enable reach beyond its intervention areas, Tata Steel is initiating a health project for adolescents, Project Rishta, in the Rajnagar block of Seraikela-Kharsawan district, with an aim to cover 55 villages in the block. The nodal agency for the project is Tata Steel Rural Development Society (TSRDS). The project implementation areas are at 54 villages of 5 GPs under Rajnagar, Seraikela-Kharswan block in Jharkhand State.  The total population is 29,153 where our target population is 5122.

Target Group: Adolescents of 12 to 19 yrs. (both male and female)

Goal of the project: The long term goal of RISHTA project is to enable adolescents of India to make informed decisions and choices regarding their lives including sexual and reproductive health.

Achievements :

  • Block officials, guardian, community people, PRI and SHG members were aware about Rishta issues.
  • Adolescents were aware about the adolescent health.
  • 770 adolescents were participated in 30 awareness program.
  • 10 Youth Resource Centre (YRC) have been formed in project reference area.
  • Peer Educators are building awareness among the junior peer educator.
  • Total 456 numbers of patients were present in 6 nos. of health camp organised.
  • 216 adolescent were treated in health camp.
  • 65 adolescent were taken centralized training through the nodal agency.
  • 10 adolescent were participated in the outdoor leadership program.