AP CM Extend Rs 5000 Post-Delivery Aid Under ‘Aarogya Aasara’
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday 23rd July 2020, has directed the authorities to intensify activities under the Anganwadi programme. The CM reviewed the progress of the activities under ‘Nadu-Nedu’ scheme in Anganwadi centres and ‘YSR Sampoorna Poshana’ programme at a meeting, which held at his residence cum camp office here.
The CM asked the officials who were present at the meeting to extend a post-delivery financial assistance of Rs 5,000 to the women under ‘Aarogya Aasara’ scheme. He also directed the authorities to supervise the implementation of ‘YSR Sampoorna Poshana’ programme at field level. Those who are efficiently running Anganwadi centres should be encouraged, he felt.
YS Jagan also expressed that the pregnant women, lactating mothers along with children below 36 months of age should be treated in one way, while the children in the age group of 36 months and 72 months are treated differently. He said that, all the necessary tools, televisions and special books should be made available to the children, to impart the learning skills to children in Anganwadi centres.
The AP chief minister also stressed on the need to ensure same quality of food across all the Anganwadi centres. Special focus should be paid towards the pre-primary-1 and pre-primary-2 categories and the comprehensive plans should be devised. He also directed the authorities to lay more emphasis on the syllabus for the Anganwadi schools.