Government implementing several schemes for children: Collector

Government implementing several schemes for children: Collector
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District Collector S Sathyanarayana celebrated 'Children's Day' at the Revenue Bhavan here on Thursday and the programme was organised by Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS).

Anantapur: District Collector S Sathyanarayana celebrated 'Children's Day' at the Revenue Bhavan here on Thursday and the programme was organised by Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS).

Addressing on the occasion, Sathyanarayana said the birth-day of first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru is celebrated as Children's Day as he had great love towards children. State government introduced several schemes for the welfare of children through ICDS.

Child nutrition and English medium education is being taken care by the Anganwadis right from the age of 3 years.. Sanjeevini Helping Hands, an NGO working for children's education and health welfare has donated Rs.20,000 to a child named Pushpa who is suffering from Thalassemia disease for undergoing treatment at People Tree Hospitals at Bengaluru.

Its chairman Ramana in a statement said that 20 such children who are in critical medical condition are being taken care by Sanjeevini.

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