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Friday, October 30, 2020

Anganwadi workers


Tired and underpaid, Anganwadi workers feel neglected in Nitish Kumar’s Bihar

October 19, 2020 10:54 am

Called to election duty, these female foot soldiers had to end a 36-day strike last month.

Anganwadi workers trek, swim to reach remote Odisha villages

September 26, 2020 5:48 pm

In the village of roughly 400 people, Sisa at present is tending to five pregnant women, four new mothers, and 27 pre-school kids.

Anganwadis shut, its workers take lessons on 'lockdown parenting' to remote parts of Chhattisgarh

September 10, 2020 3:33 am

Launched in Chhattisgarh in April this year, ‘Sajag’ is a unique programme designed with audio messages aimed at tweaking parenting skills for the current climate of distress, uncertainty, job losses and prolonged home confinement.

UP govt inks pact to provide nutritious meals to anganwadis

September 09, 2020 6:07 am

The project with the World Food Programme will be undertaken in 204 development blocks in 18 districts. During the signing of the MoU, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed his desire to expand it to the other districts.

New Education Policy: Anganwadi workers to impart pre-primary education to kids

August 29, 2020 4:32 am

According to the authorities, anganwadi workers would be provided training to educate the children as it is done in playschools and the programme is expected to start by the next session.

Malnutrition: State govt resumes growth monitoring of babies but several hurdles for anganwadi workers

July 24, 2020 3:10 am

In a letter to all collectors and commissioners of urban local bodies, Maharashtra’s ICDS Commissioner Indra Mallo has said work on growth monitoring will now resume. Especially in regions that witness instances of malnutrition and malnutrition-related deaths of babies.

BJP govt yet to fulfil promises made in 2014: ASHA, anganwadi workers

April 11, 2019 3:20 am

The anger among healthcare workers, who are the first point of contact in the public healthcare system, is palpable. Last September, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a hike in their incentives, Archana said she earned just Rs 1,000 more.

In the offing: Tablets, training for anganwadi workers

March 13, 2019 1:49 am

A set of recommendations was submitted by a sub-committee on pre-school education to the State Advisory Council (SAC) on Right to Education, and have been approved for implementation.

Anganwadi worker sacked for having three kids moves Bombay HC

September 29, 2018 4:45 pm

In her plea, the anganwadi worker argued that she was already eight months pregnant with her third child when the August 2014 Government Resolution came into effect.

One crore fake beneficiaries found registered in anganwadis: Maneka Gandhi

September 11, 2018 7:57 pm

Gandhi said the identification and elimination of fake beneficiaries is an "ongoing process", and until now officials have found and eliminated nearly one crore fake beneficiaries.