PM Modi meets Anganwadi workers after cabinet approves remuneration hike

The Cabinet Committee chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a hike in remuneration given to Anganwadi Workers/Anganwadi Helpers (AWWs/AWHs) and performance-linked incentive to AWHs [Umbrella Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme], at a total cost of Rs. 10,649.41 crore for the period from October 2018 to March 2020. Later, over 100 Anganwadi workers from across the country called on PM Modi following recent announcement of increase in honorarium and other incentives.