Arunachal govt decides to increase ‘salary’ of Anganwadi workers

Arunachal Pradesh government has taken a decision to increase the honorarium of Anganwadi workers in the state.

In the new year’s first cabinet meeting held at Itanagar on January 16 under the chairmanship of chief minister Pema Khandu, the important decision was taken in the larger interest of the state.

“While encouraging the hard work put in by the Anganwadi workers and helpers in the state to uplift the living standards of the people in rural areas especially women and child, the state cabinet approved for increased top up of Rs 1000 in addition to the present honorarium to 6,225 Anganwadi workers and 6,225 helpers,” said a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office.

The Anganwadi workers with matriculate certificates will now get honorarium of Rs 7,500 and without matriculate will draw Rs 7,438, while Anganwadi helpers will get Rs 5250 of honorarium, the statement added.

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