Thursday, September 29, 2022

Anganwadis as learning centers: Bhoumik

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Pratima Bhoumik on Tuesday said that Anganwadi centers should be learning centers with well trained workers.
Reviewing the various development projects and schemes implemented under “Aspirational District” programme at Kiphire, Bhoumik stressed on the importance of Anganwadi centers, saying without good Anganwadi centers, there will be no good products in schools and universities, a DIPR report stated.
The minister also asked the district administration to submit a proposal for setting up of a District Disable rehabilitation center in Kiphire.
During the interaction with the heads of offices, Bhoumik expressed satisfaction over the implementation of various government schemes and projects by various agencies and further asked them to work harder so that more beneficiaries were benefited.
She also directed bank officials to make various schemes more accessible to the people as there were various bank loans and social welfare schemes implemented by the government.
The minister said that she had come to Kiphire to listen and share the concerns about ‘Kiphire Aspirational District’.
PowerPoint presentations were also made by the departments of Social Welfare, Agriculture, Skill Development, bank and DRDA. As per the Social Welfare department records, Kiphire has 21 differently abled persons for which the minister appealed to the department to carry out extensive surveys across the district in order to identify if there were more differently abled persons.
Later, the Bhoumik also visited Kiphire district hospital and interacted with the doctors and staff.
The minister was accompanied by officials from Delhi and Kohima.
During the interaction with the heads of offices and the district administration at DC’s conference hall, deputy commissioner Kiphire, T Wati Aier highlighted the aspiration delta ranking and informed that the district currently ranks 10th.