Good News for Anganwadis, CEO JSCL Releases Plan

The humble-looking Anganwadis in Jammu are all set to have a complete makeover as the Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) is going to convert their conventional buildings into structures with better amenities.

The JSCL is converting 14 buildings in Jammu into Smart Anganwadi Centers under the Smart City Mission programme of the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.

The 14 Anganwadi centres are Naseeb Nagar A, Naseeb-Nagar-B, Mana-Basti, B-C-Road, Kabir-Colony-A, Rama-Lane, Trikuta-Nagar-Sec-3, Trikuta-Nagar-Extension, Trikuta-Nagar-South-Extension, Press-Morh-B, Qasim-Nagar-B, Belicharan-A, Ruhimorh B and Lower Gadigarh.

On Monday, Chief Executive Officer, JSCL, AvnyLavasa, visited different anganwadis to review the status of ongoing projects.

She was informed that several items ranging from furniture to stationery items were procured to convert conventional buildings of anganwadis into structures with better amenities. Moreover, a few buildings have also been shortlisted for wall paintings.

The items procured under Smart City Mission are chairs & Tables for kids and visitors, pre-school kits, whiteboards, stationery items, Utensils, storage bins, hygiene kits, Almirah, racks and wall clocks.

Speaking on occasion, CEO JSCL AvnyLavasa said that the upgradation of Anganwadi Centers would provide better early childhood care and make the facility more child-friendly to nurture children’s mental and physical development.

She added that the 14 Aganwadi centres under 3 Child Development Project Officers (CDPOs) Jammu, Satwari and Gandhi Nagar are being developed in the district.

She also said the focus of Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) is to improve the quality of life of people by enabling local development and harnessing technology to create innovative outcomes for citizens.

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