PM announces hike in remuneration for ASHA, Anganwadi Workers

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Namenda Modi on Tuesday announced a landmark increase in the remuneration for ASHA and Anganwadi workers. The new remuneration will be effective from next month.

The announcement came, when the Prime Minister was interacting with lakhs of Asha, Anganwadi and Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) workers, through video conference,  across the country,  as part of “Poshan-Maah” programme this morning.

Modi said, Anganwadi workers’ monthly allowance has been increased from 3000rupees to 4500 rupees and from 2250 to 3500 rupees. He added that the Anganwadi helpers’ allowance has been increased from 1500 rupees to 2200 rupees per month.

In addition,  all   ASHA   workers   and   their helpers would  be  provided  free  insurance  of 4 lakh rupees under  Pradhan  Mantri  Jeevan  Jyoti Bima Yojana and Prime Minister Suraksha Bima Yojana, the Prime Minister announced.

Also Read: PM To Interact With ASHA, ANM And Anganwadi Workers Today


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