Anganwadi Centres: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India releases commemorative coin to mark 75th anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organization

Published: October 14, 2020

On October 16, 2020, PM Modi will release a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the 75th anniversary of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. The Prime Minister will also dedicate 17 bio-fortified varieties of eight crops. Highlights The launch of commemorative coin will mark the highest priority given by the Government of ..

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Jal Jeevan Mission: 100-days of campaign launched

Published: October 3, 2020

On October 2, 2020, the Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh launched 100-days of campaign to provide piped water supply to schools and Anganwadi centres. The mission was launched as a part of celebrations of 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Highlights During the campaign, the States and Union Territories will ensure that Gram ..

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Nadu-Nedu Scheme Extended to Anganwadi Centres in AP

Published: July 24, 2020

The Andhra Pradesh Government has taken the decision to extend the ambit of the NADU-Nedu scheme to the Anganwadi centres also in the state and develop them with 10 facilities that are being provided now in the government schools across the state. The decision has been taken in a review meeting chaired by the CM ..

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“Nigah” Scheme to be launched by Himachal Pradesh Government

Published: May 6, 2020

The Himachal Pradesh Government is to launch a new programme called “Nigah”. The programme aims at educating family members that are coming from other parts of the country. Highlights The Nigah Programme is to deploy ASHA, anganwadi and health workers to create awareness about maintaining social distancing during home quarantine. Under the programme the health ..

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Chief Minister COVID-19 Yoddha Kalyan Yojana: 1 lakh Anganwadi workers benefitted

Published: April 21, 2020

The State Government of Madhya Pradesh recently launched the Chief Minister COVID-19 Yoddha Kalyan Yojana. Under the scheme, around 1 lakh Anganwadi workers are to be benefitted. Highlights Under the scheme, the Anganwadi workers are to get special health insurance of Rs 50 lakhs. The collectors of the districts in the state are to list ..

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