Detach Aganwadi workers, helpers attached with Poshan Projects: Mission Director to Project Officers

 Srinagar June 06 (KNS):  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,a copy of which lies with Kashmir News Service reads that 'as you are aware that 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 upto the age of six years, pregnant women and lactating mothers.
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 from 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.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel
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.(KNS).

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