CM Dr. Manik Saha meets Union Minister Smriti Irani

Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha, Monday met the Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani in Delhi and demanded for approval of all the proposals for the welfare of women and children of the state which are under consideration of the ministry.

The Chief Minister sought the intervention of the Centre for urgently opening the Anganwadi centers which are closed in different parts of the state. Dr. Saha also demanded for allocation of funds for the renovation of Anganwadi Centers under the Anganwadi Service Scheme.

The Chief Minister requested the Union Minister to consider the proposal sent for starting three new ICDS projects in the aspirational blocks of Raisyabari, Shilachari and Ganganagar RD blocks in remote areas of the state.

During the course of interaction with the Union Minister on Monday, the Chief Minister Dr. Saha demanded for price revision and rate hike in providing supplementary nutrition under Anganwadi Service Scheme, allocation of necessary funds for construction of 100-bed multi-specialty hospital for women and children.

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