Anganwadi workers to be given smart phones to monitor working

Anganwadi workers to be given smart phones to monitor working

SRINAGAR: If all goes to plan, anganwadi workers across Jammu and Kashmir will be equipped with gadgets like tablet computers, smart phones and power banks to effectively monitor the nutrition being provided to children at anganwadi centres. Officials said the decision will also help in “instantly reporting” different activities of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) […]

GoI introduces five-tier monitoring system to prevent corruption in anganwadis

GoI introduces five-tier monitoring system to prevent corruption in anganwadis

NEW DELHI: A five-tier monitoring system has been introduced by the government to eradicate corruption and strengthen the performance of anganwadis in the country, the Lok Sabha was told. The monitoring system has been introduced at national, state, district, block and anganwadi levels, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Minstry Virendra Kumar told […]

No fake anganwadi centres operational in country: WCD

No fake anganwadi centres operational in country: WCD

New Delhi: There are no fake anganwadi centres operational in the country, the Women and Child Development Ministry told Parliament Friday. The ministry informed the Lok Sabha that it has also issued directions to the states and the Union Territories to ensure there are no bogus beneficiaries. “There are no fake anganwadi centres in the […]

Hike in pay for Anganwadi, Asha workers to be effective next month

Hike in pay for Anganwadi, Asha workers to be effective next month

New Delhi: The Cabinet Wednesday approved an increase in the honorarium for Anganwadi and Asha workers which will become effective next month. Anganwadi workers receiving Rs. 3,000 per month will now get Rs. 4,500. Similarly, those at mini-Anganwadi centres receiving Rs. 2,200 per month will now get Rs. 3,500. The honorarium for Anganwadi helpers has […]

Anganwadi centres without food supply for 7 months

Anganwadi centres without food supply for 7 months

SRINAGAR: The provision of free and nutritious meals to children enrolled at Anganwadi centres was issued by the government authority as part of a declared focus on improving the nutritional status of poor children. But from the last seven months, the authority has been utterly neglecting these children and, apart from rice, has not been […]

Anganwadi workers threaten to launch stir again over unmet demands

Anganwadi workers threaten to launch stir again over unmet demands

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Anganwadi workers and helpers of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) project of the state Social Welfare department held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar on Saturday, demanding an increase in honorarium. The protesters first assembled in Partap Park under the banner of the All Jammu and Kashmir Anganwadi Workers and Helpers […]

Anganwari workers call off strike after six months

Anganwari workers call off strike after six months

ITIFAQ LONE SRINAGAR: The Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Association called off its strike on Saturday after being heard by the state administration regarding hike in their salaries. The Anganwari workers were on strike from last six months. As per the workers the state administration has assured to fulfill their demands. “The administration has assured to […]

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