Government of Rajasthan Department of Women & Child Development 05th Oct. 2012
Vision Establishing integrated delivery of services in a responsive, proactive, sustainable and continuous manner through convergent efforts, shared leadership and common accountability. We aim in making AWCs first point of contact for all kind of delivery of services related to Pre- School Education, Health and Nutrition & Empowerment of Women
Situational Analysis Source: **SRS-2009, *SRS2007, ## NFHSII, #NFHS-III (2005), $ DLHS-III (07-08), Census2001@, ***SRS 2010 , Census2011@@ , ◊ Coverage Evaluation Survey UNICEF, SRS special bulletin on MMR 2007-2009
Main Programmes of the Department Child Development Women Empowerment • ICDS • Management of Malnutrition • AnganwariWater, Sanitation & Hygiene Programme. • Rajasthan State Commission for Protection of Child Rights • Women Development Programme • Chief Minister’s 7 Point Programme for Women Empowerment • SABLA / KishoriShaktiYojana • MahilaSahayataSamiti • Self-Help Group Programme. • Gender Cell • Protection Cell • Rajasthan State Commission for Women
Child Development & Rights of Children • ICDS • Health & Nutrition • Pre-school Education • Human Resource & Infrastructure • Committees under National Nutrition Policy • State Nutrition Council • State Level Inter-departmental Coordination Committee • District Nutrition Council (DNC) • State Nutrition Plan of Action. • Child Rights - Child Policy - Rajasthan State Commission for Protection of Child Rights - Girl Child Policy
Welfare & Empowerment of Women Social Empowerment Economic Empowerment. Protection Gender Mainstreaming.
Present Status of ICDS(As on 31st March, 12) Total Projects 304 Total AnganwariCentres 54915 Mini AnganwariCentres 6204 Total No. of SNP Beneficiaries 37.38 lac Total No. of Pre – School Beneficiaries 11.82 lac
Impact of the above initiatives Child malnutrition
PHED • Linkages • with SSA • KGBV • PSE involvement • by AWW • Drinking Water Supply • Water Quality • Surveillance and Monitoring Education • Vitamin A • MTC • ANC • IDD • IFA Supplementation • NHED • Counseling • IEC • Capacity building • Tools development DWCD M&H Development Partners • IEC • Monitoring • Coordination • Community Mobilization • Sanitation PR & RD Functional Convergence • AWC near Jails/Orphanages/construction/refugee sites SJE
Major Gaps • Due to lack of awareness there is demand deficit. • Inflation makes SNP production financially unviable. • Mismatch of decentralization with micro nutrient fortification • and local production requirement with sanitation and • mechanized production. • Lack of awareness and community participation in growth • monitoring • Malnutrition still not visualized as a fatal disease hampering • growth & development. • Education levels of AWWs. • Movement of children to private schools. • In urban AWCs lack of sufficient place for conducting PSE. • Low rental and shortage of maintenance funds.
Interventions • State Nutrition Plan of Action is being developed. • SNP Quality control is being done at the State, District and • Project level. • Focused IEC campaign for awareness generation among • the community • Sensitization of PRI members for community based • monitoring. • Cluster/ federation models are being tried out to meet out • to overcome the existing problems in decentralised • process of procurement of SNP. • Growth monitoring in a campaign mode.
12th Plan Perspective Capacity building of local Self Govt. to make nutrition a priority agenda . Design and piloting of innovative multi-sectoral convergence models for synergistic action including community based care for underweight children. Community mobilization and action, through panchyat led models and partnerships with women’s SHGs, mothers committees and CBOs. Focus on preventive measures of malnutrition through educating and creating awareness. Using child growth as a driver of change. Affirmative action for the Girl Child. Ensuring continuum of care. Addressing child rights.
Support expected from GoI (2012-13) • Budget of Rs.385 crore (@3.5 lac per AWC) for construction of 11000AWC buildings. Following is proposed:- • 90% cost to be shared by GoI. • Provision of construction of AWC building under NREGEA . • Dovetailing with BRGF scheme for construction of AWCs. • Present rate of raw material of SNP is about 30% more than the prevailing norms of GoI. The additional burden has to be born by the State. This may be shared by GoI by 50% .Norms may be revised keeping in view changing consumer index. • Additional human resource at the State level to strengthen the monitoring mechanism. • Additional worker for conducting Pre-school education. • Mobile AWCs for hard to reach and scattered area. • Eradication of malnutrition in a mission mode. • Upscaling SABLA and IGMSY. • Special programme for out of school 6-11 years girls. • Pre school be also under the ambit of RTE with provisioning to ICDS for strengthening it.