MoU signed to build up “next generation” Anganwadis in the Country

On 21-9-2015, a Memorandum of
Understanding was signed to develop 4000 ‘next generation’ Anganwadi centres in
the country, which will also function as a place to mobilize the village women
to increase their participation in community development. The MoU was signed
between the Ministry of Women and Child Development and Vedanta. The objective
of the agreement is to modernise the Anganwadis and uplift the communities on a
national scale by educating children, eradicating malnutrition and developing
vocational skills among women in India. The agreement aims to build
the ‘next generation’ Anganwadi centres in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Assam,
Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra,
Odisha, Rajasthan, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh among others. These ‘next
generation’ Anganwadis will provide quality education to children and skill
development to women across the country in order to eradicate poverty and


-Ministry of Women and Child Development
Source: Legal news India

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