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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the honorarium of anganwadi workers has been enhanced to Rs 7,500 from Rs 6,000 per month while the mini-anganwadi workers would get Rs 5,375 instead of Rs 4,125.
In the tribal-dominated Koraput district of Odisha, anagnwadi workers (AWWs) are scared of visiting the village grocery stores.
The reason, according to the report, is that mothers often are not aware of the location of the anganwadi centres, nor did the workers visit their areas of habitation.
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced over 50 per cent hike in honorarium of Anganwadi and ASHA workers.
In a Facebook post, Jaitley blamed the erstwhile government for refraining from providing benifits to Anganwadi workers.
The social health activists will not have to pay any premium for the insurance coverage and will get Rs 4 lakh in case of any untoward incident.
Anganwadi workers and helpers in the state will soon sport a new look as the Social Justice Department has decided to provide them with two new sets of uniforms.
The Act empowers authorities to take strong action, like detention, against the workers of services covered under the legislation, if they go on strike.
The sit-in protest by over 500 women under the banner of Anganwadi workers and helpers association near the Press Club was peaceful, though they raised slogans against government.
Amid chanting of hymns and drum beating, an Aanganwadi worker from Sitapur symbolically 'married' a picture of CM Yogi.