Palna Scheme

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.


  • 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 under the Palna Scheme

  • 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.

Related Links:

Poshan AbhiyanMission Shakti
ICDS SchemeMothers’ Absolute Affection (MAA) Program