Anganwadi Current Affairs, GK & News

Kerala to build ‘smart’ Anganwadis

The government of Kerala has sanctioned ₹9 crore for the conversion of conventional anganwadis into “smart” anganwadis with better amenities. Smart Anganwadi Scheme Under this scheme, the Department of Women and Child Development has granted 48 anganwadis of the states to construct its new buildings. The smart anganwadis will be built in order to provide early ..

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Anganwadi beneficiaries dropped by 2 crores in 7 years

As per data submitted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in the Parliament, the number of beneficiaries under the government’s Anganwadi programme has declined in the number of by nearly two crores. Highlights There were some 10.45 crore pregnant women, lactating mothers and children aged six months to six years who were enrolled ..

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116 Nodal Officers appointed for PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan

On June 24, 2020, the Government of India appointed 116 senior bureaucrats to achieve the objectives of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan. Highlights The scheme is a flagship programme of GoI. Through the programme, the GoI aims to help the migrant workers that are affected by COVID-19 lock down. The 116 officers roped in ..

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Government provides smartphones for Anganwadi Workers under POSHAN Abhiyaan

ICDS-Common Application Software (CAS) is developed under the POSHAN Abhiyaan (Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition). It is a flagship programme to improve nutritional outcomes for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers. Recently it was seen in news as the Women and Child Development Ministry announced that Anganwadi Workers are provided with Smart phone ..

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‘Maternity scheme reaches only one-third of beneficiaries’, says RTI data

As per the recent data obtained under the Right to Information Act (RTI) Act, revealed that, almost 61% of beneficiaries registered under the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) between April 2018 and July 2019 received the full amount of Rs. 6,000 promised under the scheme. The RTI survey was conducted to assess the implementation ..

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