WCDS

Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens Welfare Department

Introduction:

Women, Children, Disabled and Senior Citizens Department is implementing ICDS Activities in (7) ICDS Projects covering (1605) main and (291) Mini AWCs in the Warangal Urban District. Anganwadi Centers are functioning from 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM and providing following services to pregnant, lactating and 6 months – 6 years children.

  • Supplementary Nutrition Programme.
  • Arogya Lakshmi” (One Full Meal Programme)
  • Pre-School Education.
  • Immunization.
  • Nutrition and Health Education.

The Department is implementing the following schemes under

  • Disabled & Senior Citizens Wing.
  • Marriage Incentive Awards.
  • Economic Rehabilitation Scheme.
  • Pre-Metric Scholarships.
  • Post-Metric Scholarships.
  • Aids & Appliances

Description about the department schemes:

Under Women Development and Child Welfare Wing:

  • “AROGYA LAKSHMI” (ONE FULL MEAL PROGRAMME):Government of Telangana, the only state in India through Dept. for Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens has introduced prestigious flagship programme “Arogya Laxmi” One Full Meal programme for all pregnant and lactating mothers with 200ml milk and one egg for (30) days in all Anganwadi centers from 1st January 2015 onwards.
  • PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATION:- Pre-School activities are conducting to 3-6yrs children in Anganwadi Centers of Warangal Urban District.
  • IMMUNIZATION:- Under Immunization programme Health Checkups, referral services and Nutrition and Health Education sessions are conducting in all Anganwadi Centers.
  • NUTRITION AND HEALTH EDUCATION:- Nutrition and Health Education sessions on child care, infant feeding practices, utilization of health services are conducting to mothers twice in a month in all Anganwadi Centers in the District.

Under Disabled Welfare and Senior Citizens Wing:

  • PRE-METRIC SCHOLARSHIPS:- All the categories of Disabled students from 1st to 5th Class whose parental income is below 1,00,000/- per annum are eligible for sanction of Scholarships [at] Rs.700/- and 6th to 8th Rs. 1000/- and 9th to 10th Rs.1820/- p.a.
  • POST-METRIC SCHOLARSHIPS : All the categories of Disabled students for Intermediate Rs.1820/- and for Degree Students Rs.2400/- and PG students for Rs.4290/- whose parental income is below 1,00,000/- per annum are eligible for sanction of Scholarships only for OC Disabled Candidates.
  • ECONOMIC REHABILITATION SCHEME:- The Disabled Persons will be sanctioned 50% and less than 1,00,000/- out lay of the Bank Consent as subsidy for the establishment of petty trade businesses.
    MARRIAGE INCENTIVE AWARDS:- Disabled Persons who marry with normal persons have been sanctioned Rs.50,000/- to each couple.
  • AIDS & APPLIANCES :- The Aids¬ & Appliances i.e., Hearing Aids, Calipers, Crutches, Wheel Chairs & Tricycles etc., will be given to the Disabled Persons on free of cost.

District Welfare Officer,
Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens Welfare,
Warangal Urban