Working Group set up to prepare guidelines for Creche and Daycare Facilities

By | July 26, 2016
(Last Updated On: July 26, 2016)

Working Group set up to prepare guidelines for National Programme for Creche and Daycare Facilities

The Government has set up a Working Group for formulating comprehensive programme/policy/guidelines for National Programme for Creche and Day Care Facilities for children and its funding pattern etc. under the Chairpersonship of Secretary, WCD with participation from Ministry/Department/Organizations and State/UT Governments.

The above proposal envisages the facilities of early childhood care, early stimulation for children below 3 years, pre-school education (3-6 years), health care services including immunization & growth monitoring, supplementary nutrition, sleeping facilities, drinking water & sanitation facilities. The Working Group would also deliberate upon incentives/ facilities to be provided to implementing agencies.

It is expected that the proposed programme would be applicable across the country including unorganized sector/private and public sector organizations.

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in reply to a question in the Lok Sabha.

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