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  • 08 March, 2021

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Umbrella Schemes of Women and Child Development Ministry

  • Women and Child Development Ministry has classified all its programs under 3 umbrella schemes - Mission Shakti, Poshan 2.0, Vatsalya.
  • Mission Shakti is a Mission for Protection and Empowerment for Women. It will cover policies and schemes like,
  • SAMBAL (One Stop Centre, Mahila Police Volunteer, Women's Helpline/Swadhar/Ujjawala/Widow Homes etc.)
  • SAMARTHYA (Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Creche, PM Matru Vandana Yojana/ Gender Budgeting/Research/ among others.)
  • Mission POSHAN 2.0 will be launched by government by merging the supplementary nutrition programme and Poshan Abhiyan.
    • This will look into ways to strengthen nutritional content, delivery, outreach, and outcomes.
    • The schemes include Umbrella ICDS - Anganwadi Services, Poshan Abhiyan, Scheme for Adolescent Girls, National Creche Scheme.
  • Mission VATSALYA will look into child protection services and child welfare services.

Source: TH


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