Monday, 18 November 2013

ICDS, A well wisher of women

The women and child welfare department is implementing several programs through ICDS for the welfare and development of women and children. Smt. Seshukumari, Project Director ICDS said this in Bharath Nirman Public Information Campaign today, she explained various activities of ICDS. 

In Ranga Reddy District 2524 Anganvadies are working with the aim of reducing the death rate of Mother & Child. Under Amurtha Hastam free nutrition meal is being supplied to pregnant women at anganvadies every day.

Under Kishore Sakthi Yajana free vocational training being given to 11 to 18 years destitute girls. Four children homes were setup in the district. 

There is an exclusive arrangement to solve the problems of domestic violence victims through counseling. Smt. Seshukumari said that 68000 women were benefited under “Amurtha Hastam” scheme. 

Smt. Lalithakumari, CPDO, ICDS also explained about the welfare schemes including the new Bangaru talli scheme, the scheme will be applied for only first two deliveries, she added. 

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