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Telangana is one of the few states where a separate Department is functioning for development and welfare of women and children. In many states, these come under the Social Welfare Department. The broad mandate of the Department is to have holistic development of Women and Children. For the holistic development of the child, the Department has been implementing the world's largest and most unique and outreach programme of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) providing a package of services comprising supplementary nutrition, immunization, health check up and referral services, pre-school non-formal education. There are 35,700 Anganwadi Centers functioning in the State in 149 ICDS Projects. (31,711 Main Centers and 3989 Mini Centers)

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An implementation of ICDS has resulted in improvement of the nutritional status of women and children in the state, the desired goals have not been achieved. .Thepercentage of low birth weight babies, underweight children ( <3 years) and pregnant women who are anaemic is still high. As a result, reduction of Infant Mortality Rate(IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) continues tobe a challenge.

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ICDS Coverage Know More...

No of ICDS Projects - 149
Rural
Urban
Tribal
99
25
25
Total AWCs
Main
Mini
Total
31711
3989
35700
Coverage of Stakeholders - 22,28,150
Pregnant , Lactating Mother
7 months to 3 yrs children
3 yrs to 6 yrs Children
5,31,310
10,42,675
6,54,165

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Directorate of Women Development & Child Welfare.

Address:2nd Floor, Swarna Jyanthi Complex
       Ammerpet, Hyderabad
Telephone 040-2373 3848
E-mail: tgwdcw@gmail.com