Bhubaneswar : In a pre-poll sop to over one lakh Anganwadi workers, Odisha government today announced hike in their monthly remuneration.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made an announcement in this regard here today.
The salary of the Anganwadi workers has been enhanced to Rs 7,500 from Rs 6,000 per month, salary of Mini-Anganwadi workers increased to Rs 5,375 from Rs 4,125.
The helpers of Anganwadi centres would now be disbursed monthly honorarium of 3,750 while they were being paid Rs 3,000 earlier.
“My government has always kept the interest of Anganwadi workers, helpers and Mini-Anganwadi workers as priority. They have a significant role in care and protection of women and children,” said the Chief Minister Patnaik.