महिला व बाल कल्याण पोषण


With a view to have the participation of Women in development, the Government has started various development schemes for the welfare of women and children in rural areas. The Government has also constituted a Committee named "The Mahila and Bal Kalyan Samiti" in Zilla Parishads. The Government has entrusted to this committee the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), the Integrated Rural Development Programme(IRDP) (40 percent Women's Sector), Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA), Training to Rural Youth for Self Employment (TRYSEM-Women's Sector), Tailoring Scheme, etc. Apart from these schemes, this committee also prepares its own schemes.

The Government has also formulated some new schemes relating to the Welfare of Women and Children in rural area as indicated below :-

  • supply of bicycles to girl students studying in Std. V to X;
  • opening of New Balwadis;
  • supply of sewing machine free of cost to the women belonging to the economically weaker sections;
  • running of a library and adult education camps by mahila mandals;
  • arrangement of Diagnosis camps for Rural Women and Children;
  • construction of toilets and lavoratories for rural women;
  • grant of awards to the sevikas of model Anganwadis/Balwadis;
  • supply of material/equipments for Anganwadis/Balwadis;
  • organisation of various competitions at village level for encouraging women and children;
  • training to women representatives regading the Panchayat Raj and its institution;
  • purchase of education/sports materials for the students of Balwadis run by Mahila and Bal Kalyan Samitee;
  • organization of study tours for women representatives;
  • rehabilitation or installation of artificial limbs for the handicaped children/women;
  • supply of uniforms to the students;
  • supply of sarees to women belonging to the economically weaker sections;
  • financial assistance to needy women (for self employment) for the purchase of cows/buffalows, sheep, etc.;
  • financial assistance upto Rs 2,000 for marriage purpose to the girls belonging to the Economically Weaker Sections.
  • financial assistance to the Mahila Mandals/Voluntary organisations for Industrial Training Purposes;
  • financial assistance to the girls belonging to the economically weaker sections for technical education;
  • Grant of financial assistance to the women belonging to the economically weaker sections for baby sitting;
  • Supply of domestic articles to needy women from the economically weaker section.
  • Lumpsum grant to students for their education for studying in other Districts;
  • Financial assistance for the purchase of agricultural implements to widows, divorcees and women belonging to the economically weaker sections; and
  • Grant of financial assistance to destitute women for housing purposes.
  • For this Mahila Mandal Samiti, an outlay of Rs.1071.55 lakh has been provided for the year 2014-15.


Nutrition planning aims at improving the physical capacity of vulnerable sections of the population, enhancement of the span of working life and increased longevity by enhancing the level of nutrition and quality of environmental sanitation and hygiene. The main objectives of nutrition programme are, therefore, to reduce mortality and to improve the functional efficiency and productivity of the weaker sections of the community. Highly selective intervention is required, i.e.normally only in the age groups of 0 to 6 and pregnant and lactating mothers With a view to providing the minimum nutritional requirements and allied health facilities to the most vulnerable section of the society,viz. children, pregnant women and nursing mothers in the tribal areas, the following schemes are being implemented.

Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS)

1. The ICDS sponsored by the Government of India provides a package of services to children 0 to 6 years of age and to pregnant women, nursing mother. The main thrust is on health, nutrition and nutrition education to vulnerable groups of children, mothers and adult women. As per the financial pattern prescribed, the State Government provides, funds for supplementary nutrition and expenditure on other items, i.e. staff, equipment, etc., is borne by the Government of India.

2. The following package of services is being provided in the ICDS :

  • Supplementary Nutrition.
  • Immunisation.
  • Health Check up.
  • Referral Services.
  • Nutrition and Health Education, and
  • Non-Formal Education.
  • Local feeding cereals and pulses produced locally are provided to the beneficiaries

Supplementary nutrition for normal children is about 12 to 15 grams of protein and 500 calories. But for pregnant and lactating mothers and severally malnurished children are given in larger supplementary nutrition 18 to 20 grams of protein 600 calroies and 20 to 25 gram protein , 800 calories per day respectively.

For the sub sector Nutrition an outlay of Rs.2751.44 lakh from Distict level and Rs.5400.00 lakh from State level thus, total Outlay of Rs.8151.44 lakh has been provided for the year 2014-15.

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