New Delhi :
Meeting of the Empowered Programme Committee (EPC) for consideration of Annual Programme Implementation Plans of States/UTs for the year 2021-22 for Anganwadi Services Schemes was held on October 11 by the Ministry of Women & Child Development, GoI at Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi.
The States/UTs participating in the meeting were Bihar, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Puducherry, Ladakh, and Assam.
Representing Ladakh, Padma Angmo, Secretary, Tribal & Social Welfare gave a detailed presentation on the Annual Programme Implementation Plans proposal of UT Ladakh and UCs pending in respect of funds released for construction/up-gradation of Anganwadi Centres from the year 2013-14 onwards and for providing Drinking Water Facilities and construction of Toilets in AWCs under SAP. Besides, projects and AWCs sanctioned vs. operational, status of opening SNAs, Aadhar Seeded Beneficiaries, vacancy posts, beneficiaries for supplementary nutrition were also reported.
The Principal Secretary/ Secretary in charge of the Anganwadi Services Scheme and Director (Anganwadi Services Scheme) of the concerned States/UTs and Secretaries of line Departments/Ministries attended the EPC meeting.