Pay hike for Anganwadi Workers and Helpers

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IMPHAL Feb 28 (PIB): The Union Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee while presenting the Union Budget for 2011-12 has announced that the remuneration of Anganwadi workers and Anganwadi helpers who are the backbone of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme are being enhanced from April 1, 2011 onwards. He said that the remuneration for Anganwadi workers would be increased from Rs.1,500 per month to Rs.3,000 per month and for Angnwadi helpers from Rs.750 per month to Rs.1,500 per month.
The Finance Minister pointed out that around 22 lakh Anganwadi workers and helpers would benefit from this increase which is inclusive for the Anganwadi workers and  helpers of the state.

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