Anganwadi News

In the offing: Tablets, training for anganwadi workers

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.

Focus on anganwadis as Delhi govt plans pre-primary push

Three agencies provide early childhood education in the city — pre-primary classes in government schools cater to 28,000 children.


Tirunelveli collector sets precedent by sending daughter to Anganwadi centre

A 2009 batch IAS officer, Shilpa Prabhakar Satish is the first woman Collector of this district and bats for anganwadis, saying they are "integrated child development areas" that keep track of the children's health.

101 ‘hub-centres’ launched: Bigger anganwadi centres have kids, workers upbeat

With 101 such hub-centres inaugurated earlier this week, the idea is to combine resources, workers and helpers from three-four anganwadi centres to create a larger ‘mohalla playschool.

Anganwadi officers diverted to WCD dept, Manish Sisodia orders action

Ideally, there should be one CDPO heading each of the 95 projects.

Start at the Beginning

Delhi-based architecture firm, Morphogenesis, has put together a handbook on constructing anganwadis, after researching several such day-care centres across the city.


Root of India’s malnutrition problem: the underpaid Anganwadi worker

Since the first Anganwadi Centres were started in 1975 as part of the Integrated Child Development Services programme, India’s per capita income has grown nearly 12 times and the country also has the world’s fourth largest number of billionaires.

Surat: Five-year-old dies 3 days after being given MR vaccine

The girl’s family members alleged that she died due to high fever, which started after the vaccine was administered to her by ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activists) workers.

AMC’s latest initiative under Smart City makes learning at anganwadi centre fun

The concept of i-SEE anganwadi focuses on “learning through play” concept for anganwadi children in a colourful, children friendly environment which will allow a child to develop cognitively.

'Anganwadi' workers must be given minimum fixed salary, says Ram Vilas Paswan

Anganwadi is a type of mother and child care centre. They were started by the Indian government in 1985 as part of the integrated child development services programme to combat child hunger and malnutrition.