Anganwadi to get flexi funds
Anganwadi centres in Odisha will be provided with additional one thousand flexi funds per child. Child death in Nagada, due to malnourishment has shacked all in Odisha. The state government covers the issue with providing clothes and grocery to the Koya tribe of Nagada village.
The government provides funds through Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) Scheme to the Anganwadi centres. The government has decided to provide one thousand additional flexible funds to the child. This fund will be used as per the requirement of the child. The government has estimated Rs. 7, 13, 06000 to avail the Anganwadi and mini anganwadi centres.
According to the estimate, Ganjam will get 49 lakh 68 thousand; Mayurbhanj to get 46 lakh 37 thousand, Baleswar will get 40 lakh 80 thousand, Cuttack will get 32 lakh 5 thousand, Koraput will get 32 lakh 64 thousand, Kendujhar will get 32 lakh 57 thousand, Bargarh will get 28 lakh 99 thousand, Anugul will get 16 lakh 86 thousand Balangir will get 24 lakh 43 thousand, Bhadrak will get 24 lakh 35 thousand, Jagatsinghpur will get 14 lakh 40 thousand, Jajpur will get 26 lakh 3 thousand, Jharsuguda will get 9 lakh 57 thousand, Kalahandi will get 22 lakh 38 thousand, Kandhamal will get 21 lakh 2 thousand, Khordha will get 25 lakh 12 thousand, Sonepur will get 15 lakh 76 thousand Sundergarh will get 37 lakh 6 thousand, Deogarh will get 7 Lakh 87 thousand, Dhenkanal will get 21 lakh 80 thousand, Gajapati to get 23 lakh 66 thousand, Nuapada to get 13 lakh 56 thousand, Nabarangpur to get 22 lakh 7 thousand, Nayagarh to get 15 lakh 44 thousand, Puri to get 22 lakh 99 thousand, Rayagada will get 19 lakh 47 thousand, Sambalpur will get 18 lakh 42 thousand and Boudh will get 7 lakh 17 thousand.
According to the information, in the ICDS scheme, children from 5 to 6 years are provided nutritious food. According to the government data, 71, 306 government sanctioned Anganwadi centres are running in the state.