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Khushi Anganwadi Program

Khushi is a unique tri-partite Public–Private–People initiative reaching out to 3119 Anganwadis (Early Childhood Care Centres) in select Blocks of Ajmer, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand and Udaipur districts. The goal is to strengthen the efficacy of Government’s Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme to improve health and well-being of children in the 0 to 6 years age group in 3089 Anganwadis  (AWCs) The program touches the lives of 60,000 children directly. The project is being implemented in partnership with reputed NGOs like Gramin Avam Samajik Vikas Sanstha (Ajmer), CARE India (Bhilwara & Chittorgarh), Jatan Sansthan (Rajsamand) and Seva Mandir (Udaipur). In FY’19, about 1600 severe and acutely malnourished children were identified, of which 37% were successfully brought to normal category through various project interventions. Also, two Anganwadi workers, Ms. Rukmani Bhoi & Ms. Vimla Kunwar from Udaipur, were selected by the Ministry for Women & Child Development for the ‘National Awards for Exceptional Achievements’