Anganwadi workers to get salary hike

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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved a hike in remuneration given to Anganwadi Workers/Anganwadi Helpers and performance-linked incentive to AWHs (Umbrella Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme), at a total cost of Rs. 10,649.41 crore for the period from October 2018 to March 2020.

Around 27 lakh Anganwadi Workers/ Anganwadi Helpers (AWWs/AWHs) all over the country at AWC/village level will be liable to avail benefits under the scheme.

Except these, a monthly performance-linked incentive of Rs.250 has also been approved for Anganwadi helpers for facilitating proper functioning of Anganwadi Centres.

 

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