Anganwadi Workers are provided with Smart Phone through States for Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)-Common Application Software (CAS) developed under POSHAN Abhiyaan. Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani announced the information.
♦ The aim of distributing Smart Phone will enable efficient service delivery and efficient monitoring.
♦ POSHAN Abhiyaan aims to provide Smart Phone-based mobile Application to all Anganwadi Centres across 36 States/UTs.
♦ As of 29 February 2020, more than 6.25 lakh Anganwadi Workers across 28 States/UTs are using the application for service delivery.
♦ Due to the delay in the procurement of smartphones by the States, some states have not yet provided the smartphones to the Anganwadi Workers.