National Creche Scheme Current Affairs, GK & News
National Creche Scheme is the current version of Rajiv Gandhi National Creche Scheme. It is implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. It is an initiative to provide day care facilities to children of working mothers to facilitate inclusion of more women into the workforce. Children between the ages of 6 moths to 6 years are taken care of at these facilities. The creches under the scheme had stopped functioning in light of the pandemic.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved four sub-schemes under Umbrella Scheme Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS). These four schemes include anganwadi services, programme for adolescent girls called Sabla, Child Protection Services and National Creche Scheme. Key Facts Anganwadi Services (ICDS): It aims at holistic development of children under age of 6 years ..