News Update

SRINAGAR — The authorities have asked District Programme Officers and Child Development Project Officers to detach all Aganwadi workers and helpers attached with Poshan Projects.

According to a circular, as per the news agency KNS, the Anganwadi workers and helpers are front-line workers fulfilling various objectives of the Anganwadi Services Scheme and ensuring continuous delivery of nutritional support to the target beneficiaries viz; children up to the age of six years, pregnant women and lactating mothers.

Anganwadi Supervisor applicants allege inability to edit JKSSB forms

The order further reads that it has come to the notice that some Anganwadi workers/Anganwadi helpers have been attached in offices of the various Poshan Projects and have been assigned certain tasks, leaving the Anganwadi Centres un-manned with the result the Anganwadi centres become defunct, thus depriving beneficiaries of availing essential services leading to imbalance and difficulty in implementation of various tasks associated with Anganwadi workers/helpers affecting the overall implementation of the schemes under Poshan Abhiyaan.

Governor’s Administration raises Honorarium of Anganwari Workers, Helpers

Accordingly, it is enjoined upon all the District Programme Officers and Child Development Project Officers, to detach all such Anganwadi workers/helpers with immediate effect who have been attached at Poshan Projects and in case it is found that any Anganwadi worker/helper still continues to work in any Poshan Project, her honorarium may be recovered from the salary of the CDPO concerned, the order reads.

Follow Us

The Kashmir Pulse is now on Google News. Subscribe our Telegram channel and Follow our WhatsApp channel for timely news updates!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here