MINISTER FOR WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT DILIP PARULEKAR INAUGURATES ANGANWADI CENTRE AT CURCHOREM

Panaji:  July 8, 2014 ::……….. MINISTER for Women and Child Development, Shri Dilip Parulekar today, inaugurated a well equipped Anganwadi Centre  with modern facilities at Bethmordi, Curchorem in the presence of Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA and Chairman, GTDC.

 

Environment provides the perfect ambience to all things asserted Shri Parulekar and said that it is important to provide correct balance of things right from the initial stages of the child’s education. This helps attract students towards education and learning, thus molding them to become responsible citizens of the State and nation.  Parents too are encouraged and inclined to send their wards to such centres, he added. 

 

Shri Parulekar appealed to the elected representatives to identify available space within the existing Primary Schools in their constituecies to have such centres for which he assured all help to built Anganwadi centres.

 

Local MLA, Shri Cabral speaking on the occasion said that clean and hygienic environment motivates children to study and learn more.  Such centres will be proposed and undertaken in other parts of the constituency too, he informed.

 

The centre with a built up area of approximately 100 sq. mts. consists of spacious hall, kitchen, store, toilet, veranda and wide ramp built at an estimated cost of Rs. 18 lakhs under assistance from NABARD.

 

Smt. Carmelina Fernandes, Chairperson, Curchorem-Cacora Municipal Council, Shri Pramod Gauns Dessai, Sarpanch, V.P. Xeldem, Councillors and Panch Members were among those present on the occasion.

 

Shri Vikas Gaunekar, Director, Women and Child Development welcomed the guest on the occasion.

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