Our Programme Strategic Objectives

Strategic Objectives
Strategic Objectives

Plan India implements high quality programmes that create a lasting impact in the lives of vulnerable and excluded children and their communities through the following strategic objectives:

  • Maternal Health, Child Survival and Optimal Development: Improved access to quality reproductive, maternal, child and adolescent health services that directly benefit 300,000 women in the reproductive age group, one million adolescents/youth (at least 50% girls) and 300,000 children under five years, especially from vulnerable and excluded groups in 6,000 villages and urban slums; along with two million children and adolescents indirectly supported through advocacy and policy influence actions.
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: Improved access to water, sanitation and hygiene services directly benefiting two million children and youth from vulnerable and excluded communities in 6,000 villages and urban slums (50% demonstrating sustained Open Defecation Free status); along with three million girls, boys and youth indirectly supported through advocacy and policy influence actions.
  • Quality and Holistic Education: Improved holistic learning and quality education (pre-primary to secondary education) in 3,000 Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)/Anganwadi Centres and 3,000 schools directly benefiting one million children in the age group of 3-18 years in 3,000 villages and urban slums; along with four million children supported through ECCE/Education system advocacy and policy influence actions.
  • Employability and Economic Empowerment: Improved youth economic security and financial inclusion that directly benefits 100,000 youth from 18-24 years (at least 50% girls) and 50,000 women in 3,000 villages and urban slums; along with 200,000 youth and 100,000 women supported through advocacy and policy influence actions.
  • Disaster Risk Reduction: Build disaster resilient communities through comprehensive disaster risk reduction and humanitarian assistance benefitting at least 300,000 children, youth and their families across 1,000 villages and urban slums.
  • Protection from Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation: Increased protection and effective redressal from all forms of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence for two million children, especially girls across 6,000 villages and urban slums.

To provide focus, each strategic objective has a well-defined thematic focus comprising of Common Minimum Programmes and evidence based pilot programmes. In addition to this, Plan India will strengthen evidence based advocacy and campaign initiatives to generate evidence, influence policies and provisions for children at the state, national and international level.