Women & Child Development Department, Haryana has been  running the welfare scheme for Women and Children in the state of Haryana.

The department is headed by the Director, Women & Child Development at state level and by Programme Officer (ICDS) at the district Level.

In Faridabad district, the department is successfully running all the welfare schemes for the development and  upliftment of women and children through 6 projects and 880 Anganwadi Centres. The projects are headed by Child Development Project Officer and are located at block headquarter.

The 6 Projects in Faridabad District and number of AWCs  are: mom.gif (42818 bytes)

  1. Faridabad [U]        -     184                     
  2. Faridabad [R]        -       98   
  3. Ballabgarh             -      125
  4. Palwal                   -      181    
  5. Hathin                   -      150 
  6. Hodal                    -      142

The main schemes and services of Women & Child Welfare being run in Faridabad district are:

In addition to the above, the various level functionaries of Women & Children department have plays an active role in other national programmes like Family Welfare, Small Savings, Vital Surveys, Census, Economic Census, Social Security measures etc.

 

Integated Child Development Services Scheme

The Integrated Child Development Services Scheme was launched in India on 2nd October, 1975 with the objective to provide all basic essential services to children and mothers in an integrated manner right in their villages or locality.

Target Group: All Pregnant & Nursing women and Children of age 0-6yrs.

Objectives:

  • To improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age group of 0 to 6 yrs.
  • To lay down the foundations for proper psychological, physical and social development of the child.
  • To reduce the incidence of mortality, morbidity, malnutrition and school drop-out.
  • To achieve effective coordination of policy and implementation amongst the various departments to promote   child development.
  • To enhance the capability of the manner to look after the normal health and nutritional needs of the child through proper nutrition and health education.

PACKAGE OF SERVICES

  • Supplementary Nutrition
  • Health Check-up
  • Referral Services
  • Immunization
  • Nutrition and  Health Education
  • Non-formal Pre-School Education

 

      TYPES OF BENEFICIARIES & SERVICES

Expectant & Nursing Mothers:
  1. Supplementary Nutrition 
  2. Health Check-up
  3. Referral Services
  4. Immunization      
  5. Nutrition and  Health Education
Other Women( 15-45 yrs. ):
  1. Nutrition and  Health Education
Children ( 1-3 Yrs. ):
  1. Supplementary Nutrition
  2. Health Check-up
  3. Referral Services
  4. Immunization
Children ( 3-6 Yrs. ):
  1. Supplementary Nutrition   
  2. Health Check-up
  3. Referral Services
  4. Immunization
  5. Nutrition and  Health Education

 

Apni Beti Apna Dhan

The Apni Beti Apna Dhan was first started in the state Haryana on 2nd October, 1994 with the objective to raise the status of a girl child in the society. It attempts to improve the status of mother in the family who delivers a girl child. Under the scheme the mother is paid Rs. 500/- to meet out her nutritional requirements and an amount of Rs. 2500/- is invested in IVPs in the name of the new born baby. This amount grows to Rs. 25,000 when the girl is 18. This amount can be used to meet her marriage expenses or higher education expenses. An indirect benefit of investing this amount for 18 years is that the early marriage attitude is checked to a considerable extent.

Who can be a beneficiary:

  1. All families belonging to SC/BC categories(Except Gazetted Officer).
  2. Families of General Caste category living below poverty line

      Provided the new baby is 3rd child in the family

Benefit:

  1. Rs. 500/- to the mother within 15 days of birth.
  2. IVPs of Rs. 2,500/- in the name of Child within 3 months.                            

Documents Required:

  1. Application on Prescribed proforma available at AWC.
  2. Birth Certificate from chowkidar/Municipal authorities.                                              
  3. Caste Certificate Copy.
  4. Proof of Domicile.

Where to Contact:

Nearest Anganwadi Centre or concerned C.D.P.O. office.

Balika Smariddhi Yojana

The Government of India started this scheme on 15th August, 1997 with the objective to raise the status of a girl child in the family & society. It attempts to improve the status of mother in the family who delivers a girl child. Under the scheme the mother is paid Rs. 500/- on the birth of a girl child to meet out her nutritional requirements as a first installment.

Who can be a beneficiary:

Families living below poverty line provided the new baby is 2nd girl child in the family.

Benefit:

Rs. 500/- to the mother.

Documents Required:

  1. Application on Prescribed proforma available at AWC.
  2. Birth Certificate from chowkidar/Municipal authorities.
  3. Proof of Domicile.

Where to Contact:

Nearest Aganwadi Centre or concerned C.D.P.O. office.

 

National Maternity Benefit Scheme

The Government of India started this scheme on 15th August, 1997 with the objective to improve the nutritional status of mother. Under the scheme the mother is paid Rs. 500/-  before the birth of a child to meet out her nutritional requirements.

Who can be a beneficiary:

Families living below poverty line provided the new baby to born is 2nd child in the family

Benefit:

Rs. 500 to the mother during 6th to 8th  month of pregnancy.

Documents Required:

  1. Application on Prescribed proforma available at AWC.
  2. Pregnancy Certificate from A.N.M.(Auxilary Nurse & Midwife)
  3. Proof of Domicile.

Where to Contact:

Nearest Anganwadi Centre or concerned C.D.P.O. office.

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