Free Smartphone Scheme for Anganwadi Workers in UP

January 11, 2018 | Last Modified: January 11, 2018 at 3:57 pm | Category: News, Uttar Pradesh Government Schemes

State Government going to provide smartphone for Aanganwadi Workers. As per find information, Uttar Pradesh government decided to make hi-tech to Anganwadi center.Under this scheme, UP government would soon provide smartphone in Aanganwadi Centers.According to senior officials, in the first phase, this system will be implemented first in 40 districts, which are severely affected by malnutrition. For this, 54,000 smartphones have already been purchased. They will start distributing soon.

Agra District Program Officer Rajendra Kumar said that the department is working on a plan to equip Anganwadi workers with a smartphone. This scheme is a component of System Empowerment and Nutrition Improvement Program (ISNIP) for better implementation of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in the high rate districts of malnutrition. He said that crores of rupees are being spent every year to eliminate malnutrition.

Even after this, success in malnutrition is not achieving success as expected. At the same time, after being a hi-tech, the government will be able to know where the problem is coming. Following the study, the fight against malnutrition will be fought while eliminating these difficulties. In fact, there are frequent complaints about not running the Anganwadi center properly. The absence of staff and the misuse of money are increasing in large scale. After being equipped with a smart phone, the workers will have to send information related to their anganwadi along with the district office to the central government. A special app is also being prepared for this.

Related Content