To review the progress and implementation of various schemes with regard to Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), Mission Director ICDS J&K, Rubina Kousar today convened a meeting of concerned officers of various districts at Dak Bunglow, here.District Programme Officers, Child Development Project Officers besides other functionaries of all five districts of Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal and Budgam were present on the occasion.During the meeting, the Mission Director ICDS reviewed the district wise progress and functioning of ICDS, National Rural Livelihood Mission besides various other schemes.On the occasion, a threadbare discussion on the subject was held wherein the progress and implementation of various centrally and UT sponsored schemes were briefed to the chair by District Programme Officers of Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal and Budgam.The District Programme Officers briefed chair regarding status of procurement of Nutrition, number of children enrolled in the Anganwadi Centers, PMMVY, POSHAN Abhiyan, Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK), Ladli Beti, Scheme for Adolescent Girls and other allied schemes in their respective districts.District Programme Officer Baramulla informed the meeting that there are 12 projects under ICDS in the district so far. He said out of 2425 sanctioned Anganwadi Centers, 2388 AWCs are operational till date in the district.
Moreover, 37 government buildings are there in Baramulla district for carrying out various activities under ICDS, he added.After reviewing the progress of district wise performance, the Mission Director ICDS directed the concerned officers to expedite the procurement of Nutrition for the Anganwadi Centres.She also laid emphasis on addressing the concerns of the general public regarding implementation of the Ladli Beti Scheme and other allied schemes in their districts.The Director stressed for mass awareness among the people so that the benefits of schemes reach to the deserving one in all the districts.While reviewing the district wise progress under NRLM, the Director exhorted functionaries to work in coordination with concerned departments and banks to achieve cent percent coverage under the scheme.During the meeting, special emphasis was laid on cent percent Adhar seeding and Adhar generation in all the five districts.The Director also took brief on the status of disposal of grievances registered on Integrated Grievance Redressal Portal. She sought the cooperation from all the districts for quality and timely disposal of all the grievances and directed all the departments to ensure suitable quality disposal of the grievances within the minimum possible time.She reiterated that no laxity shall be tolerated in this regard.Meanwhile, the Mission Director also informed that Anemia Mukht Campaign is going to be launched across Jammu and Kashmir on 20th December of this year. She urged for making people aware with regard to the control of the disease. She insisted on adopting total sanitation, balanced diet and healthy lifestyle as a measure to control the disease to a large extent.