West Bengal has an adolescent (10-19 years) population of 1.73 Crores,
out of which 48.11% are girls. The age group 10-14 years forms 9.3% of the total population
while 15-19 forms 9.7% of the total population (Source: Detailed Tables-SRS based on Census2011;
Protecting and empowering all adolescent girls and supporting their healthy development by creating an enabling environment for their participation and meaningful contribution to society.