Secy Social and Tribal Welfare reviews functioning of Anganwadi Centre under ICDS in Khaltse and Likir sub-division

    Publish Date: 2 February, 2022
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    Leh, Feb 01: Secretary, Social and Tribal Welfare Department, Padma Angmo visited Khaltse and Likir sub-division during her 2 days tour to review the functioning of Anganwadi Centre under ICDS.
    On the first day, she inspected various Anganwadi Centres at Saspol, Uleytokpo, Nurla, Khaltse, Domkhar Dho. She also visited the ICDS office at Khaltse.
    She emphasized on regular updating of data of beneficiaries on Poshan Tracker app and monitoring of malnourished children, if any. Secretary reviewed the infrastructure at the anganwadi centres and directed the DPO to give proposals for repair and upgradation wherever required. She also directed for capacity building of all Anganwadi workers in the month of February. Secretary also reviewed the status of payment of honorarium and rent of privately owned centres and expressed satisfaction that both payments were up to date.
    On the second day of the tour, she inspected Anganwadi centres at Lasthang, Sanith Dho, Hanu Yokma, Hanu Gongma, Achinathang and Takmachik. She also visited the site of Auditorium Hall at Khaltse along with the SDM, Khaltse. District Programme Officer Leh, Tsering Paldan; CDPO Khaltsi Dr. Siraj ud Din; Supervisors and all concerned officials of ICDS office Khaltse were present during the tour.
    ICDS provides nutritional needs, pre-school education, and primary healthcare, immunization, and health checkup and referral services to the children under 06 years of age and their mothers. ICDS is one of the largest integrated families and community welfare schemes in the world.