Following this, Anganwari workers announced to call-off their strike. They have been demanding minimum wages of Rs 18,000 per month.
The chief minister also announced to categorise services of Anganawari workers into semi-skilled and skilled.
The Principal Secretary, Woman and Child Development Department, Raja Sekhar Vundru, said the chief minister made these announcements in a meeting with representatives of Anganwari Karamchari Sangh, Anganwari Karyakarta Sahayika Union and Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh here today.
The Anganwari workers having services of upto 10 years would get wages of Rs 10,286 per month on the pattern of semi-skilled workers, the release said.
The workers working for more than 10 years would get monthly wages of Rs 11,429 equal to skilled workers. Wages of Anganwari helpers would be increased to Rs 5,715 per month. All these hikes would be effective from February 1, 2018.
Vundru said categorisation of services of Anganwari workers will help them to receive all such benefits of provident fund and health services.
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