Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
07-September-2019 18:20 IST
Project 'Bal Basera' for the welfare of Children of Construction Workers deployed at AIIMS Rishikesh

With the support of CPWD, a Crèche (Bal Basera) at AIIMS Rishikesh, a project for the welfare of Children of Construction Workers deployed at the site will be inaugurated by Mrs Deepa Singh, President CPWD Officers’ Wives Association on 09.09.2019 at 11.00 AM. Bal Basera shall accommodate about 35 Children and shall be run by the CPWD OWA. AIIMS Rishikesh Project is being executed by CPWD.

CPWD Officer’s Wives Association, a Socio Cultural Organization, is actively involved in the social welfare activities of weaker sections of society since last 48 years. It is providing monetary help to the families of CPWD employees in distress, donating funds for organizations engaged in the humanitarian causes, managing a large number of Bal Baseras and organizing health camps at construction sites, running a Vocational Training Centre, a Day Care Centre and a Pre nursery School in New Delhi.

CPWD has signed a MoU with CPWD Officers’ Wives Association for organising heath camps and managing crèches at construction sites in a formal and organised manner on large scale and on pan India basis so that workers and their children could lead a healthy and productive life.