The initiative will reach those children who were unable to reach Anganwadi for any reason and will provide them with nutritious food as well as meet their educational and health needs.
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday launched its ‘Anganwadi on Wheels’ initiative aimed at meeting the nutritional and health needs of children, according to an official statement. He added that the initiative will reach those children who were unable to reach Anganwadi for any reason and will provide them with nutritious food in addition to meeting their educational and health needs.
Deputy Prime Minister Manish Sisodia launched “Anganwadi on Wheels” on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child. “Under this initiative, the goal of the Delhi government is to reach even the children who are unable to reach Anganwadi for any reason.” Trained Anganwadi workers will be able to get early childhood care and education for children aged 0-6 years via these buses. Children will also be served nutritious food.
Delhi’s Minister of Women and Child Development, Rajendra Pal Gautam, said the government is working on women and children’s advancement as a priority. The Director of the Delhi Women’s Commission, Swati Maliwal, also attended the ceremony.