Targeted Intervention Program

The Targeted Intervention Program in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, implemented by Arpan Seva Sansthan in 2008, aims to improve the health of High-Risk Groups (HRGs) and prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. The project is funded by NACO through RSACS and focuses on Female Sex Workers (FSW) and Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in the district.

Project Goals

-Prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
-Reduce the incidence of new infections.
-Increase the usage and coverage of TI (STI Treatment).
-Ensure 100% condom usage among HRGs.
-Develop linkages and improve the referral service system.
-Ensure HRGs receive proper medical and health services.

Key Activities

-Provide condoms to HRGs as per their requirements.
-Create an enabling environment through stakeholders for condom use.
-Educate HRGs on the right method of condom use through demonstrations.
-Build the capacity of peer educators and core group communities to address risk behaviour.
-Establish linkages with existing care and support services for PLHA (People Living with HIV/AIDS) and TI core groups.
-Organize community events and group meetings for awareness and community involvement.


-Facilitated behaviour change and STI linkages for 300 FSW and 200 MSM.
-Achieved 100% HRG coverage for ICTC testing, STD clinic, and RMC.
-Formed committees for FSW and MSM.
-Conducted micro-planning and data analysis for 15 hot spots.
-Involved active HRG community members in the planning process.
-Established a strong network with various stakeholders, including the district administration, health department, police department, community leaders, and private clinics, to provide support and treatment to HRGs.

Overall, the program has made significant progress in reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS, improving the health and well-being of HRGs, and promoting safe practices among vulnerable populations in the district.