Dir Social Welfare chairs review meeting
Srinagar, June 5: Director, Social Welfare, Kashmir, Bashir Ahmad Bhat convened a meeting of all Programme Officers of Kashmir Valley to review the functioning of Anganwari Centres here, an official spokesman said.
He said the meeting was informed that 15085 Anganwari Centres are functioning in Kashmir Valley where nutrition is being provided to over six lakh children (under the age group of 6 months to 6 years), and women. “An amount of Rs. 60 crore is being sent yearly on supply of nutrition to these centres”, the meeting informed.
Addressing the meeting, Bhat informed that 5046 more Anganwari Centres will be established as soon as the proposal sent for approval is received from the Central Government.
The Director stressed upon the officers to be honest and dedicated to their work and ensure more fairness and transparency in the day to day functioning. He also directed them to intensify the checking of Anganwari Centres especially in remote and far flung areas so that poor and needy could get equitable benefits of the schemes launched by the Government from time to time. He said that Integrated Child Development Schemes plays a vital role in developing the physical and mental health of children, adding healthy child is the symbol of healthy nation.
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