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New Anganwadi buildings being constructed under convergence with MGNREGS

New Anganwadi buildings being constructed under convergence with MGNREGS

There are 14 lakh sanctioned Anganwadi Centres against which 13.56 lakhs are operational under ICDS Scheme in the country as on 30.9.2017. The number of Anganwadi/ mini-Anganwadi Centres (AWCs/ Mini-AWCs) running from rented buildings is as under: –

Sanctioned AWCs/ mini-AWCs 14,00,000
Operational AWCs/ mini- AWCs 13,56,569
AWCs in Rented Buildings 370905

   Construction of AWC buildings under ICDS Scheme during 2013-14 & 2016-17:

Rupees in lakhs

Category Construction of AWCs (Unit Approved in APIP)-2013-14 Amount released as IstInstl (50% of GoI Share 2013-14 Released in 2nd instlament (50% of GoI share 2014-15 for construction Construction of AWCs (Unit Approved in APIP)-2016-17 Released in IstInstl (50% of GoI Share 2016-17
Total 44709 76751.89 29816.22 2362 3391.20

Details of AWC Buildings approved and funds released for Construction of AWC buildings under MNREGA during 2015-16 and 2016-17 (up to 30.11.2017)

Rupees in lakhs

Category Construction of AWCs under MNREGA (Unit Approved -2015-16 1st instalment released in 2015-16 2nd released in 2016-17 Construction of AWCs under MNREGA (Unit Approved -2016-17) Amount released in 2016-17
Total 29941 18264.60 6338.95 81447 101139.00

Under the Anganwadi Services, 2 lakh new Anganwadi Buildings are planned for construction under convergence with MGNREGS upto 30.11.2018 @ 1 lakh Anganwadis per year. Central share for construction of AWC building is Rs.1 lakh per AWC building for all States/UTs. The amount for construction of Anganwadi buildings @ Rs.1 lac per Anganwadi building as central share is reimbursed to States/UTs on completion of construction work.In addition, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between MWCD and M/s Vedanta on 21st September, 2015 for construction of the 4000 Anganwadi Centre buildings through its own resources as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) primarily in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Telangana and UttarPradesh. This information was given by Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Dr. Virendra Kumar in reply to a question in Lok Sabha

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