Ministry of Women and Child Development

Update on National Creche Scheme

Posted On: 14 DEC 2022 3:11PM by PIB Delhi

Under the newly approved Mission Shakti, the National Creche Scheme has been revised and subsumed as Palna scheme to provide day-care facilities for children (6 months to 6 years) of working mothers and to improve nutrition and health status of children.

Total budget allocation for the National Creche Scheme for Financial Year 2020-21 was Rs. 75 Crore and for FY 2021-22 was Rs. 53 Crore to all States/UTs.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Women & Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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