Name of the Scheme Brief Details of the Scheme
Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS)
  • ICDS is one of the flagship initiatives of Govt. of India that is being implemented in the state by WCD Dept.
  • ICDS seeks to provide young children with an integrated package of services such as supplementary nutrition, health care and pre-school education.
  • Health and Nutrition needs of a child cannot be addressed in isolation from those of his or her mother and therefore the programme also extends to adolescent girls, pregnant women and nursing mothers.
  • ICDS programme seeks to provide all basic essential services to children and mothers in an integrated manner right in their villages or wards. Gradually, the scheme has been expanded to urban slums and to rural and tribal blocks.
  • There are total 553 ICDS projects operations in the State of which, 364 projects are in Rural Areas, 85 projects are in Tribal Areas and 104 projects are in Urban Slum Areas.
  • Some of the key service being provided to the beneficiaries under this scheme are:
    • Supplementary Nutrition
    • Immunization
    • Healthcare Checkup
    • Referral Health Services
    • Non Formal Pre-School Education
    • Nutrition and Health Education
Indira Gandhi MatritvaShayogYojna (IGSMY)
  • The main objective the scheme is to provide cash incentive as compensation of wage loss to women during pregnant and lactating period as well as upgrade their health status and get nutritious food.
  • After Enrolment Pregnant women can avail the financial benefits provided by the government. Government provides total Rs.6,000 in two installments. One at the time of child birth (Rs.3,000) and after child completes 6 months. (Rs.3,000).
  • Currently scheme is applicable in Amravati and Buldhana Districts


Scheme for Adolescent Girl

The following are the overreaching goals of this scheme:

  • Enable self-development and empowerment of Adolescent Girl
  • Improve their nutrition and health status
  • Spread awareness among them about health, hygiene, nutrition, adolescent  reproductive and sexual health (ARSH), and family and child care
  • This scheme is applicable for adolescent girls of the age group of
    • 11 to 14 Years who do not attend School
  • Upgrade their home based skills, life skills and vocational skills Mainstream out of school Adolescent Girls into formal/non formal education
  • Inform and guide them about existing public services, such as PHC, CHC Post office, Bank, Police Station etc.
  • Currently, scheme is applicable in 11 the districts of state   


Kishori Shakti Yojana

The following are the key objectives of this scheme:

  • Impart health and hygiene education & training to adolescent girls regarding on bad effects of early marriage to avoid frequent child births need for balanced diet, consumption of green vegetables etc.
  • Under this scheme various programs are organized such as kishori Melawa Kishori Arogya Shibir etc. at AWC level. Adolescent girls which are found anemic special care has been taken through, IFA tablets with special training for self-hygiene.
  • Currently, scheme is applicable in the Districts of Ahmednagar, Akola, Aurangabad, Bhandara, Chandrapur, Dhule, Hingoli, Jalgain, Jalna, Latur, Nandurbar, Osmanabad, Parbhani, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Sindhudurg, Solapur, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal, below mentioned districts only (23)