Neighbourhood News Desk/ Anita Yadav: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now announced a significant hike in monthly incentives of Anganwadi and Accredited social health activists (ASHA) workers.
Increase in benefits expected to reach lakhs of workers especially women that can be seen as a political constituency of centre programme.
PM emphasis on doubling efforts to reduce anaemia in India by three times, reduction of the rate at one per cent.
Maneka Gandhi (Women and Child Development Minister ) said that “The honorarium of Anganwadi worker and helpers is being increased by 1.5 times from the existing amount. And that will boost their Morale and help is improve the delivery of services by the Frontline workers and also achieve the goal of Poshan Abhiyan.