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Odisha provides uniform to 1.4 mn pre-school children on Gandhi Jayanti

The Odisha government distributed two sets of uniform to 1.4 million pre-school children in the state on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti

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Odisha  | Naveen Patnaik | School education

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurating the Product Application and Development Centre, set up by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), via video conferencing, in Paradip.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurating the Product Application and Development Centre, set up by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), via video conferencing, in Paradip.

The government has distributed two sets of uniform to 14.83 lakh pre-school children in the state on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

As per the Women and Child Development Department, these uniforms have been distributed as per the colour composition (blue colour pants and pink colour shirts) in 61,040 Anganwadi centres under the state government's "Malati Devi Prak Vidyalaya Paridhan Yojana" as many as 1,344 Self Help Groups (SHGs) across the state were engaged in the uniforms' stitching and supply.

The department has stated that the provision of two sets of uniforms for pre-school children under "Malati Devi Prak Vidyalaya Paridhan Yojana" is an important initiative of the state government.

Pre-school children also look forward to getting new uniforms that keep them interested to attend Anganwadi Centers (AWCs) to avail a host of other Anganwadi Services including Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) and Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE).

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, October 03 2020. 07:31 IST
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