Service Rules to Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helpers (Payment, leave and disciplinary proceedings) GO.No.14&15



GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA
ABSTRACT
Dept. for WCD&SC- Guidelines/ Roles and Responsibilities to
Anganwadi workers and Anganwadi Helpers payment of honorarium,
leave entitlement, disciplinary proceedings-Orders Issued
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DEPT. FOR WOMEN CHILDREN DISABLED & SR. CITIZENS (SCHEMES)
G.O.MS.No. 14. Date:-23-05-2015
Read
From the Director, WD & CW, Lr.No.808/ICDS-3/2015,
Dt:07.04.2015.

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ORDER:-

             In the reference cited, the Director, Women Development &
Child Welfare Department has requested to frame the guidelines and
Roles and Responsibilities to Anganwadi workers and Anganwadi
Helpers payment of honorarium, leave entitlement, disciplinary
proceedings.

2. After careful examination of the proposal of the Director, WD &
CW Department Women Development & Child Welfare Department,
the Government hereby framed the guidelines as follows:-

1. Roles and Responsibilities of Anganwadi Workers and
Helpers:

                  The service of ICDS like the Supplementary Nutrition
Programme, Growth Monitoring, Pre-School Education and Health and Nutrition Services and Education to Women and Children happen
through the Anganwadi Centers in the State. In recent days the
activities have increased as instead of giving Take Home Ration to the pregnant & Lactating women, one cooked full meal is being provided to them under Arogya Lakshmi Programme at the center itself along with administration of IFA tablets. In addition to it, Pre-School along with nutrition pogramme is being run for the children in the age group between 3-6 years, rests to a large extent on her ability and capacity to perform her role and responsibilities effectively. Hence, it is very essential to re-define the role of Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helper for delivering the above services effectively.

A. Role of Anganwadi Worker:- The Anganwadi Worker shall
perform the following functions.
1. The center should run from 9:00 A.m to 4:00 P.M every day.
2. Issue of Ration (Eggs, Rice, Dal, Oil, Vegetables, condiments
and Milk) for Pregnant & Lactating Women and Pre-School
children as per average attendance of previous three days to
Helper.
3. Boiled Egg should be served at 10:00 A.M to the Pre School
Children.
4. Conducting Pre School Education to children between 3-6 years
as per preschool time table using Pre-School Kit, providing a
joyful learning environment for the children and assessing
development and learning abilities using the ECCE card.
5. Organizing Supplementary Nutrition feeding for 3-6 years
children, hot cooked meal for Pregnant & Lactating mothers as
per the prescribed menu.
6. Follow Food safety and hygiene at AWCs strictly.
7. Ensure prescribed feeding every two hours for Severely Acute
Malnourished & Moderately Acute Malnourished children.
8. Undertake Growth monitoring: Weighing all children 0-3 years
(monthly) and identification of growth faltering in children will
be a crucial activity.
9. Conducting Special Days:
a) NHD-I- Distribution of Take Home Ration (Bala Amrutham +8
eggs) and Growth monitoring.
b) NHD-II- Involving ANM/ASHA facilitating immunization, ANC
and PNC, micronutrient supplementation, de-worming, referral
etc., conducting monthly Health Nutrition and Sanitation
Education.
10. Maintaining Mother Child protection card (MCPC) and individual
growth charts to track the growth trajectory of every child.
11 Providing special care to children who are underweight,
identifying severely & moderately acute malnourished children
and referring them to PHC for medical check up.
12 Following up children rehabilitated at NRCs.
13 Undertaking home visit for one or every day between 4-5 PM,
especially to reach out to the children under 3 years, high-risk
pregnancies and Lactating mothers etc., and also providing
counseling to pregnant women and initiation of breastfeeding,
exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months and introduction of
complementary feeding after 6 months to Lactating women.
14 Providing home- based guidance on early stimulation and
development to monitor developmental milestones of each
child.
15 Identifying children with any visible disability or developmental
delays and referring children for Child Health Screening and
Early Intervention Services.
16 Participation in Village Level Meeting of VHSNC, etc.,
17 Creating Linkages with other sectors specially health,
Panchayat, Education, Drinking water and sanitation etc., for
improved health and malnutrition status of the people in the
village.
18 Eliciting community support and participation in delivery of
services.
19 Coordination and facilitation of programmes delivered from the
ICDS platform like SABLA, KSY, IGMSY, WIFs, RSBK etc.,
20 Convening the Anganwadi Level Monitoring and Support
Committee (ALMSC) every month as and when required and
report progress to the next higher level.
21 Maintaining Records and Registers pertaining to services, SNP
components, beneficiary details, deaths and births of mothers
and children and updating every month. Preparing Monthly
progress Report in prescribed formats.
[ 22 Organizing ECCE Day at the AWCs.
23 Getting Pre-School Certificate issued by CDPO to the children
joining in primary school and maintaining a Register for
tracking such children.
24 Conducting Annual Household Survey once a year and updating
quarterly.
25 Any other responsibility assigned by the Govt. from time to
time.

B. Role of Anganwadi Helper:

1. Maintenance of Anganwadi Centers- cleaning the premises
daily and arranging for clean drinking water.
2. Cooking and serving of food to the children and pregnant and
lactating women.
3. Maintenance of hygiene at the Centre.
4. Collecting and bringing small children to the Centre and
ensuring cleanliness of small children.
5. Proper and safe storage of commodities at the Centre.
6. Assisting Anganwadi Workers in discharge of her duties.
7. Any other responsibility assigned by the Govt. from time to
time.

2. Payment of honorarium:

       The honorarium will be directly credited into the saving
Bank Accounts of the Anganwadi Workers and Helpers every
month based on the work done reports received from the
Supervisors and CDPOs.

3. Leave Entitlement:

a. The Anganwadi Workers and Helpers are entitled to 12 Casual
Leaves per year.
b. As per Govt. of India F.No.1-3/2010-CD-I, dated:9th July, 2010,
paid absence on maternity would be provided for a period of 180
days and may cover any period beginning from the 8th month of
the pregnancy. Paid absence on maternity would be admissible
for a maximum of 2 occasions with less than 2 surviving
children.
c. Paid absence on abortion/miscarriage would be admissible to
such Workers/Helpers who have completed at least 1 year of
service as such worker.
d. Paid absence on maternity/abortion/miscarriage would be
admissible to such workers/Helpers who have completed at least
1 year of service as such a workers.
e. Entitled for first 15 days holidays in the month of May for the
AWWs & 2nd 15 days holidays in the month of May for the AWHs.

4. Other Terms and Conditions:
Disciplinary Proceedings
Anganwadi Workers




3. In addition to the above provisions and regulations all other
existing G.O and circulars that are issued from time to time will
continue to support the spirit in which these regulations and provision are framed.

4. The Director, WD & CW is requested to take necessary action
accordingly.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF TELANGANA)
M. DANA KISHORE

SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (F.A.C)

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GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA
ABSTRACT
Dept. for WCD&SC- Enhancement of honorarium to Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helpers in the state with effect from 1st March, 2015- Orders- Issued
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DEPT. FOR WOMEN CHILDREN DISABLED & SR. CITIZENS (SCHEMES)
G.O.MS.No. 15 Date:-23-05-2015.
Read the following:-
1. G.O.Ms.No.14, Dept. for WCD&SC, Dt:23-05-2015.
2. From the Director, WD & CW, Lr.No.808/ICDS-3/2015,
Dt:11.03.2015.

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ORDER:-

      In the G.O.1st read above, the Government have framed certain
Guidelines for the Role and Responsibilities of Anganwadi workers and Anganwadi Helpers, in the State for implementation of ICDS in the State effectively.

2. In the reference 2nd read above, the Director, Women
Development & Child Welfare, T.S., Hyderabad has requested for
enhancement of honorarium to Anganwadi workers from Rs.4200/- to Rs.7000/- and Anganwadi Helpers and mini Anganwadi workers from Rs.2200/- to Rs.4500/-

3. After careful examination of the proposal of the Director, WD &
CW Department, the Government hereby enhanced the honorarium to Anganwadi workers and Anganwadi Helpers and mini Anganwadi
workers w.e.f. 01.03.2015 as follows:-



4. The Director, Women Development and Child Welfare Department
is requested to take necessary action accordingly.

5. This orders issues with the concurrence of Finance (EBS-III)
Department vide their U.O.Note.No.4064/87/A2/EBS-III/15,
Dt:26.03.2015.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF TELANGANA)
M. DANA KISHORE
SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (F.A.C)

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