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Government of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development
04 JUL 2019 2:38PM by PIB Delhi
Anganwadi Kendras in Gujarat

Anganwadi Services is a centrally sponsored scheme under umbrella Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme implemented by the governments of State and UT administration.Government of India releases funds to the State in the prescribed cost sharing ratio for the payment of honorarium of the Anganwadi workers. The Anganwadi Workers (AWWs) are paid honorarium per month as decided and revised from time to time by the Government.

As informed by the state government of Gujarat the Anganwadi Workers get their honorarium on time. The honorarium of every completed month is paid regularly in the first week of next month. The Government has enhanced honorarium w.e.f. 01.10.2018 to AWWs from Rs. 3,000/- to Rs. 4,500/- per month; AWWs at mini-AWCs from Rs. 2,250/- to Rs. 3,500/- per month; AWHs from Rs. 1,500/- to Rs. 2,250/- per month; and introduced performance linked incentive of Rs. 250/- per month to AWHs. Further, AWWs are allowed performance linked incentive of Rs. 500/- per month for using ICDS-CAS under POSHAN Abhiyaan. In addition to the honorarium given by the Government of India, additional honorariums also given by Government of Gujarat from their own resources to Anganwadi Workersand Anganwadi Helpers which is Rs. 3300/- per month and Rs.1700/- per month respectively.

There are 53029 sanctioned Anganwadi Centres (AWCs) in Gujarat, andallthe AWCs are operational.The details of sanctioned/ operational AWCs in state of Gujarat, district-wise is given below:

     

 

 

Total No. Anganwadi Centres in Gujarat  District-wise as on 31st March,2019

S.No

District

Sanctioned  Anganwadi Centres

Operational Anganwadi Centres

Non-Operational Anganwadi Centres

1

AHEMADABAD

1527

1527

0

2

AMRELI

1616

1616

0

3

ANAND

1993

1993

0

4

ARVALLI

1448

1448

0

5

BANAS KANTHA

3365

3365

0

6

BHARUCH

1374

1374

0

7

BHAVNAGAR

1593

1593

0

8

BOTAD

569

569

0

9

CHHOTAUDEPUR

1182

1182

0

10

DANG

441

441

0

11

DEVBHUMI DWARKA

691

691

0

12

DOHAD

3056

3056

0

13

GANDHINAGAR

1068

1068

0

14

GIR SOMNATH

1168

1168

0

15

JAMNAGAR

900

900

0

16

JUNAGADH

1426

1426

0

17

KACHCHH

2116

2116

0

18

KHEDA

1979

1979

0

19

MAHESANA

1920

1920

0

20

MAHISAGAR

1316

1316

0

21

MORBI

761

761

0

22

NARMADA

952

952

0

23

NAVSARI

1330

1330

0

24

PANCH MAHALS

2000

2000

0

25

PATAN

1427

1427

0

26

PORBANDAR

489

489

0

27

RAJKOT

1373

1373

0

28

SABAR KANTHA

1924

1924

0

29

SURAT

1733

1733

0

30

SURENDRANAGAR

1355

1355

0

31

TAPI

1049

1049

0

32

VADODARA

1448

1448

0

33

VALSAD

1899

1899

0

34

AHEMADABAD CORPORATION

2095

2095

0

35

BHAVANAGARCORPORATION

314

314

0

36

JAMNAGAR CORPORATION

297

297

0

37

RAJKOT CORPORATION

344

344

0

38

SURATCORPORATION

1092

1092

0

39

VADODARA CORPORATION

399

399

0

 

Total

53029

53029

0

             

 

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, SmritiZubinIrani, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

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