Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens Welfare Department

Introduction:

Women, Children, Disabled and Senior Citizens Department is implementing ICDS Activities in (7) ICDS Projects covering (1605) main and (291) Mini AWCs in the Khammam District. Anganwadi Centers are functioning from 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM and providing following services to pregnant, lactating and 6 months – 6 years children.

  1. Supplementary Nutrition Programme.
  2. Arogya Lakshmi” (One Full Meal Programme)
  3. Pre-School Education.
  4. Immunization.
  5. Nutrition and Health Education.

The Department is implementing the following schemes under Disabled & Senior Citizens Wing.

  1. Marriage Incentive Awards.
  2. Economic Rehabilitation Scheme.
  3. Pre-Metric Scholarships.
  4. Post-Metric Scholarships.
  5. Aids & Appliances

Offices working under the control of District Welfare Officer, Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens Welfare, Khammam:

Sl.No. Name of the Office Contact No. Email ID
1 DWO WCDSC Khammam 9440814441 dwokhammam[at]gmail[dot]com
2 ICDS Project Kallur 9492363542; 9491051686 cdpokalluru[at]gmail[dot]com
3 ICDS Project Khammam (Rural) 9440814448 cdpoicdskmmr[at]gmail[dot]com
4 ICDS Project Khammam(U) 9491051693 cdpokmmu[at]gmail[dot]com
5 ICDS Project Madhira 9440814443 cdpomadhira[at]gmail[dot]com
6 ICDS Project Thirumalayapalem 9491051691 cdpotpalem[at]gmail[dot]com
7 ICDS Project Sathupally 9603597546 cdposathupally[at]gmail[dot]com
8 ICDS Project Karepally 9573826043 cdpokarepally[at]gmail[dot]com
9 Children Home, Khammam 8639236843 childrenhome.kmm[at]gmail[dot]com
10 DCPU, ICPS Khammam 8332968750 dcpukhammam[at]gmail[dot]com

Description about the department schemes:

Under Women Development and Child Welfare Wing:

  1. “AROGYA LAKSHMI” (ONE FULL MEAL PROGRAMME):Government of Telangana, the only state in India through Dept. for Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens has introduced prestigious flagship programme “Arogya Laxmi” One Full Meal programme for all pregnant and lactating mothers with 200ml milk and one egg for (30) days in all Anganwadi centers from 1st January 2015 onwards.
  2. PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATION:- Pre-School activities are conducting to 3-6yrs children in Anganwadi Centers of Khammam District.
  3. IMMUNIZATION:- Under Immunization programme Health Checkups, referral services and Nutrition and Health Education sessions are conducting in all Anganwadi Centers.
  4. NUTRITION AND HEALTH EDUCATION:- Nutrition and Health Education sessions on child care, infant feeding practices, utilization of health services are conducting to mothers twice in a month in all Anganwadi Centers in the District.

Under Disabled Welfare and Senior Citizens Wing:

  1. PRE-METRIC SCHOLARSHIPS:- All the categories of Disabled students from 1st to 5th Class whose parental income is below 1,00,000/- per annum are eligible for sanction of Scholarships [at] Rs.700/- and 6th to 8th Rs. 1000/- and 9th to 10th Rs.1820/- p.a.
  2. POST-METRIC SCHOLARSHIPS : All the categories of Disabled students for Intermediate Rs.1820/- and for Degree Students Rs.2400/- and PG students for Rs.4290/- whose parental income is below 1,00,000/- per annum are eligible for sanction of Scholarships only for OC Disabled Candidates.
  3. ECONOMIC REHABILITATION SCHEME:- The Disabled Persons will be sanctioned 50% and less than 1,00,000/- out lay of the Bank Consent as subsidy for the establishment of petty trade businesses.
  4. MARRIAGE INCENTIVE AWARDS:- Disabled Persons who marry with normal persons have been sanctioned Rs.50,000/- to each couple.
  5. AIDS & APPLIANCES :- The Aids¬ & Appliances i.e., Hearing Aids, Calipers, Crutches, Wheel Chairs & Tricycles etc., will be given to the Disabled Persons on free of cost.

Latest progress report :-

  1. Under women development and child welfare wing:
    • SUPPLEMENTARY NUTRITION PROGRAMME:- Under Supplementary Nutrition Programme Scheme, Weaning food namely “Balamrutham” is provided to (39226) 6 months to 3 years children at Anganwadi Centers. Mid Day meals is being provided to (25354) 3-6 years children in all ICDS Projects of Khammam District.
    • “AROGYA LAKSHMI” (ONE FULL MEAL PROGRAMME):- Under this programme, (18507) Pregnant and Lactating women will be provided spot feeding at Anganwadi centers.
    • PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATION:- Pre-School programme activities are conducting to (26517) 3-6yrs children in Anganwadi Centers of Khammam District.
    • IMMUNIZATION:- Under Immunization programme Health Checkups referral services and Nutrition and Health Education sessions are conducting in all the Anganwadi Centers.
    • NUTRITION AND HEALTH EDUCATION:- Nutrition and Health Education sessions on child care, infant feeding practices, utilization of health services are conducting to mothers in all Anganwadi Centers in the District.
  2. Under disabled welfare and senior citizens wing:
    • PRE-METRIC SCHOLARSHIPS:- 162 physical achievement and 1.69 lakhs financial achievement for the year 2017-18.
    • POST-METRIC SCHOLARSHIPS : 2 physical achievement and 0.28 lakhs financial achievement for the year 2017-18.
    • ECONOMIC REHABILITATION SCHEME:- 36 physical achievement and 18.00 lakhs financial achievement for the year 2017-18.
    • MARRIAGE INCENTIVE AWARDS:- 49 physical achievement and 36.00 lakhs financial achievement for the year 2017-18.
    • AIDS & APPLIANCES: – 20 physical achievement and distributed for the year 2017-18.

District Welfare Officer,
Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens Welfare,
Khammam