Palna Scheme

Palna Scheme

  • Under Palna Scheme, the provision of Anganwadi cum Creches has been introduced by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
  • It is a sub-scheme under mission shakti.

Objectives :

  •  Quality crèche care facility by providing a safe and secure environment for Children.
  • To support the nutritional, health, and cognitive development of children.
  •  Enable mothers to take up gainful employment.

Key Services :

  • Sleeping facility
  •  Early stimulation for children below 3 years of age
  •  Pre-school education for children between the ages of 3 to 6 years.
  •  Supplementary nutrition (to be locally sourced)
  •  Growth Monitoring, health check-ups, and immunization in convergence with POSHAN 2.0

Funding Pattern :

  • A funding ratio of 60:40 between the central government and state government.

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