INTENSIVE CHILD DEVELOPMENT SCHEME


Brief History of the (ICDS) public authority.

ICDS is the country’s most comprehensive of multi dimensional programme. It is a centre sponsored scheme of the Ministry of Women &Child Development.
ICDS Programme was launched on 02 October 1975 the 106th birth anniversary of Mahatama Ghandi the father of Nation.
ICDS is the most unique programme for early childhood care and development encompassing integrated service for development of below six years expectant and nursing mothers and adolescent girls living in the most backward, rural urban and tribal areas.
ICDS has child centered approach based on the rational the child care cognitive and psycho-social development and the child’s health and nutritional wellbeing mutually reinforce each other.
ICDS is a community based programme for effective implementation of the programme members of the community i.e members of panchayati raj, Mahillas mandal of youth club , and local leaders. Voluntary organizations and primary school bodies etc.

Objectives of ICDS.

Lay foundation for the proper psychological physics and social development of the child.
Impore nutritional &Health status of children below six year.
Reduce incidence of Mortality Morbidity Malnutrition &school dropouts.
Achieve effective coordination of policy and implementation amongst various departments.
Enhance the capabilities of the mother to look after the normal health and nutritional needs of child through proper nutrition &health education.


Integrated Child Development Service ICDS is the world that speaks of government is commitment to children, who are future pillars for a strong human resource development needed by India.
The Anganwadi Worker is one of most important frontline workers who awn s major responsibility for delivering an integrated package of services to child and women and building up the capacity of community.

As we move ahead in this millennium with children at the top of the national agenda. Let us renew our commitments towards children and recognized the achievement of the ICDS programme. Especially of the Anganwadi Workers. All individuals and agencies working with children may join hands to strengthen the ICDS programme by supporting the efforts of ICDS functionaries and encourages them to full fill the goal of the children survivalgrowth and development that make children’s rights a reality.

  • Right to Survival
  • Right to Participation
  • Right to protection
  • Right to Development List of Services being provided by the public authority with a brief write up on them.

Central Government Schemes:

Six packages of services by ICDS:-

  • SNP – Supplementary Nutrition Programme.
  • Health check up
  • Immunization
  • Referral services
  • Pre-School education
  • Health &Nutrition education
  • Kishori Shakti Youjna.

[ICDS Beneficiaries]

Children below six year
Expectant and Nursing Mothers
Adolescent Girls.
Women in the age group of 15-45 years.

S N P:-

Supplementary Nutrition includes supplementary feeding and distribution of nutrition supplements i.e. Vitamin A and iron and folic Acid tablets to the beneficiaries.

Supplementary feeding:-

At Anganwadi Centre supplementary food is provided with an aim to meet the gap of nearly1/3 rd of colories and protein requirement for a day of children below 6 year as well as of adolescent girls, pregnant women and nursing mothers.
Supplementary food is given to severely malnourished children in twice the quqntity (double) ration given to moderately malnourished children’s.
While distributing supplementary food, special attention is given to children below 3 years of age.

Health Check up:-

Antennal check- up of pregnant women.
Post natal check up of nursing women.
Health checks up of children under six year of age.

Antennal check up:-

An Anganwadi Worker ensure the pregnant women.
Gets three antennal checkups done during the pregnancy . During the checkup complete physical examination of the pregnant women should be done.
Take tetanus toxoid immunization.
Takes IFA supplementary food at AWC.
Has her delivery conducted by trained dai or in the hospital.
Has complete information an prenatal natal and post natal care.

Post natal check-up:-

An Anganwadi worker ensure that at least two visits are paid to nursing mothers by Health staff within first 10 days delivery for observing the condition of cord and general health of the mother, weigh the baby as soon as possible after birth and record the weight on growth chart.
Ensure that breastfeeding in well established.

Health Check up of Children under six year:-

Insure the health check up of children done quarterly by the health staff.
Gives special care to children at (Risk) and monitors their growth regularly.

Immunization:-

Immunization is a process by which a child in protected against discusses through vaccine.
Immunization protect children against six killer disease i.e, tuberculosis, and diphtheria whooping a cough, tetanus, polio militias and measles.
A child should be fully immunized against these disease otherwise he she may suffer from illness, become permanent disabled or become undernourished or may die, During pregnancy women is immunized with tetanus toxoid TT to protect against tetanus.
Every child must be fully immunized as per the immunization scheduled to complete protection against these discase. In ICDS affixed day strategy in adopted to immunize children.
Immunization facilities are available at the AWC/Sub centre/primary Health centre free of cost.

Referral Services:-

An Anganwadi worker refers children and women who need immediate medical care PHC/Hospital using a prescribed referral slip.

Kishorei Shakti Youjna:

Under this scheme twenty Grils in the age group of 11-18 years are identified from all eligible Girls in the Anganwadi Centre only 10% of the total AWCs in an ICDS projects are selected to service as Balika Mandal.

Objectives of KSY:-

Under this scheme twenty girls in the age under of 11-18 years are identified from all eligible girls in the Anganwadi Centres only 1% of the total AWCs in an ICDS project are selected to service as Balika Mandal.

  • Improve the nutrition and helath status of girls in the age group of 11-18 years.
  • Proved the required literacy and numerate skills through the non-formal stream of education, to stimulate a desire for more social exposure and knowledge and to help them improve their decisions making capabilities.
  • train and equip the adolescent girls to improve/upgrade home based and vocational skill.
  • Promote awareness of health hygiene nutrition and family welfare, home management and child care and to take all measures so as to facilitate their marrying only after attaining the age of 18 years and if possible even later.
  • Gain a better understanding of their environment related social issues and the impact on their lives, and
  • Encourage adolescent girls to initiate various activities so as to become productive and useful member of the society.

Under ICDS Programme Kishori Shakti Youjna (KSY) in being implemented to empower adolescent girls so as to enable them to grow and delovep take changes of their lives.

Pre-School activities:

Pre-School Education Activities in an Anganwadi centre are planned and organized to promote holistic development of children.
Pre-School Education materials and equipments are provided form CDPOs officers.Low cost ply materials are prepared by the Anganwadi Workers Pre School Education in ICDS is a child centred porograme for 3 to6 years old children which follows the play way activity approach PSE activities are organized daily at AWC for about 2hours.
PSE focuses on hoslictic development of the child and provides a stimulating play environment for her physical cognitive and psychosocial development.
PSE does not have syllabus for teaching but lays the foundation for the same i.e development of reading, writing and number worth.
PSE in flexible to children,s needs and does not focus on school achievements.

Health and Nutrition Education:-

Nutrition and Health Education and counseling to the mothers.
Nutrition and Health Education HNE is provided with an aim to enhance the capacity of mothers and community to look after the health and nutritional needs of children with in the family environment. HNE.
Helps in promoting antenatal care maternal and child health, child survived and development.

Mechaism available for monitoring the Service delivery and public grievances resolution.

Any specific information /grievance related to workers and beneficiaries and other areas of concern of the department in addressed immediately by the concerned Child Development Project Officer. It may be in the form of letter, fax, and telephone E-mail etc.

Address of the main office and other offices at different levels.

Main Office:-
Office of the District Programme Officer ICDS Kargil.
Contact: 01985-232023

Office at Block level.
Child Development Project Officer.
Kargil, Shargole, Drass, Sankoo, Taisuru, Shakar Chiktan and Zanskar.
Morning hours of the Officer:- 10.00am
Closing hours of the office:- 4.00pm.
(six days a week)

Powers and Duties of offices and employees

District Programme Officer ICDS Kargil.
Administrative Power:-
He/She is the head of office in charge of establishment and administration of ICDS Department.

Financial Powers:-

To accord administrative approval up to 5.00lacs.

Durites:-

  • He/She is overall in charge of all scheme implemented by the Child Development Officers.
  • Monitorig, inspection and supervision of the performance of the scheme and submission of report to higher authority.
  • Conduct of Review Meeting for assessing the performance of the scheme and take corrective action and submission of Report to the higher authorities.
  • Any other works assigned to by the Council/DC.

ICDS Teams, their Role and job Responsibilities.

A Child Development Project Officer is supported by a team of 4-5 Supeervisors who guide and supervise Anganwadi workers.
In large ICDS Projects where there are more than 150 AWCs in a project an Assistant Child Development Project Officer in also part of the team.
A Supervisor has responsibility of supervising 20,25 and 17 Anganwadi workers in rural, urban and tribal projects respectively.
A Supervisor guides an Anganwadi worker in planning and organizing delivery of ICDS services at AWC and also gives on the spot guidance of training as and when required.
As Anganwadi worker is a community basied frontline voluntary workers, selected from with in the local community the selection in made by a committee at the project level.
An Anganwadi workers in mainly responsible for effective delivery of ICDS services to Child &wormen in the community.
An Anganwadi worker is an honorary worker who get a monthly honorarium.
An each Anganwadi centre, a Helper is appointed to assist and Anganwadi worker.
Helper is an honorary worker and is paid monthly honorarium.
Health service in ICDS are given by a team of Health functionaries comprising Medical Officer, Lady Health Officer ANM and female health worker from primary health centre and sub centre in the project.

General Duties of Anganwadi Helper:-

Assisting Anganwadi worker in conducting all the activities of the Anganwadi Centres such as:-
Counseling mothers and other caregivers of beneficiary children .
Pre School Education Activities.
Health Check up weighing of children immunization children and mothers.
Maintains of discipline among children.
Cleaning premises of AWC and surrounding.
Fetching drinking water for daily use cooking and serving supplementary for beneficiaries.
Inspection &cleanliness of children and assisting them in grooming themselves.
Preparation of pre school teaching aids under guidance of AWW.
Collection and dropping small children.
Contacting beneficiaries, parents and others in the community to attend meeting or for converying massages.
Opening and closing of an AWC under supervision of an AWW.
Performing all the duties of an AWW when she is sick absent or away from duty on leave.


Various Acitvities

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ORGANISATIONA CHAART OF ICDS PROGRAMME KARGIL.


Source: ICDS, Kargil

COOPERATIVE DEPARTMENT


Introduction

There are 106 Cooperative Societies of different types and categories in the District having participated of more than ten thousand families related with the subject. The Cooperative Marketing Society, Consumer Cooperative Stores and primary Agriculture Societies are playing a vital role in the marketing of Consumer / furnishing items and arrangement of fertilizer and at present position of the cooperative institutions scattered in far flung areas throughout the District are as under :- 

Sr.No.

Type of Cooperative Society

Number

Membership

Share Capital

Working Capital

Own

Govt.

1

Whole Scale Cooperative Store

2

44

27,790.00

2,00,000.00

1,00,000/-

2

Consumer Cooperative Store

9

2649

33,465.00

6,21,500.00

3,98,000/-

3

Marketing Cooperative

4

479

19,795.00

1,54,000.00

9,80,000/-

4

Primary Agri. Societies

81

5261

1,18,466.00

5,32,000.00

   38,000/-

5

Labour Societies

2

610

6,130.00

--

--

6

Meat Dealer Cooperative

2

28

14,000.00

1,14,000.00

--

7

Milk Producer Coop. Society

1

80

1,480.00

15,000.00

2,00,000/-

8

Govt. Employees Credit Society

1

17

560.00

26,000.00

--

9

Housing Society

1

60

6,900.00

50,000.00

1,30,000/-

10

Industrial Coop. Society

2

25

1,250.00

21,000.00

--

11

Transport Cooperative Society

1

65

29,000.00

--

--

 

Total :-

106

9318

2,16,836.00

17,33,500.00

18,46,000/-

 Marketing Cooperatives

   A) Supply of Vegetable to Army.

The cooperative Farming and Marketing Society Ltd. Pashkum Kargil was assigned supply of vegetable to the Army during the year 2003-04, which was completed successfully and supply of vegetable worth Rs. 53.63 Lacs.

   B) Marketing of Fertilizer

The Marketing Cooperative after arranging the fertilizer stocking at block Headquarters and also arranges the distribution of fertilizer to the farmers through Consumer Cooperative Stores/primary Agriculture Societies in every village of the District.

Consumer Cooperatives

Out of the total None (9) Consumer Cooperative Stores Seven (7) Consumer Stores are functional in the District. The Consumer Stores arranges essential Commodities, furnishing items and fertilizers at all the Block Headquarters. Quality Consumer goods at reasonable rates are made available to the public by these consumer Cooperative Stores and plays a vital role in checking the market rate and ensure availability of essential Commodities.

Meat Dealer Cooperatives

  1. The Meat Dealer Cooperative Society Ltd. Kargil is playing a vital role in making available of meat particularly during winter months.

  2. Procurement and Supply of fresh Vegetable/Fruits.

During   the   current   year procurement and supply of fresh Vegetable/Fruits worth Rs. 2.17 Lacs to the Public during winter months upto ending 03/2004.

During the year 2003-04 and upto 31/08/2004 the Cooperative Societies of the District conduct the following activities :- 

Sr. No.

Particulars

Unit

Target 2003-04

Ach. Ending 2003-04

Ach. Upto ending 8/2004

1.

CONSUMER COOPERATIVES

 

 

 

 

a)

Purchase of Consumer Goods

Rs. In lacs.

35.00

36.57

2.03

b)

Sale of Consumer Goods

Rs. In Lacs

30.00

39.91

3.00

II

Meat Dealer Cooperatives

 

 

 

 

a)

Purchase of Meat

Rs. In Lacs

45.00

42.58

16.22

b)

Sale of Meat

Rs. In lacs

45.00

42.79

16.27

c)

Purchase of Vegetable

Rs. In Lacs

--

1.34

--

d)

Sale of Vegetable

Rs. In Lacs

--

2.17

--

III

Marketing Cooperatives

 

 

 

 

a)

Agri. Produce Market (Vegetable/Fodder)

Rs. In Lacs

20.00

53.63

--

b)

Stocking of Ferlilizer

In Qtls.

6000

5460

5160

c)

Sale of Fertilizer

In Qtls.

6000

5713

5611

IV

Milk Cooperatives

 

 

 

 

a)

Sale of Milk

In Ltrs.

10000

1600

1200

Financial Achievement

Sr.No.

Sector/Scheme

Revised outlay 2003-04

Cumulative Expdr. Ending 03/2004

Ach. Upto ending 08/2004.

1.

Cooperative :

 

 

 

 

A) Revenue

 

 

 

1.

Salaries

9.18

9.13

4.16

2.

DA/IR Fresh

0.44

0.44

--

3.

TE/POL

0.47

0.47

--

4.

OE/HCWC

0.65

0.65

--

5.

Rent Rate & Taxes

0.11

0.11

--

 

B) Capital

 

 

 

1.

New Works

 

 

 

 

a) Const. Of office building at Shargole

5.00

5.00

1.21

2.

Subsidy/Incentives

 

 

 

 

a) Pry. Credit Cooperatives

1.02

1.00

--

 

b) Consumer Cooperatives

6.85

6.90

0.07

 

c) Marketing Cooperatives

1.72

1.72

--

 

d) Meat Dealer Cooperatives

0.73

0.73

--

 

e) Milk Cooperatives

0.02

0.02

--

 

Total Subsidy :-

10.34

10.37

0.07

 

Total Capital :-

15.34

15.37

1.28

 

Grand Total :-

26.19

26.17

5.44

 Source: Cooperative Department, Kargil

 

MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT

The Mechanical Engineering Department Kargil has initially been created to assist and redder services to all PWD Engineering Division, and Non-Engineering Department in the District in facilitating execution of various developmental works of the District in order to meet the requirement of their department, the major achievement achieved in Mechanical Engineering Department Kargil during the 10th Five Year Plan are as under :- 

1.       Procurement of constructional machinery and heavy earth moving machineries equipment such as Diesel Road Rollers, Back hoe loader, Air-compressors, Trucks, Bulldozers lift irrigation Pumps, for construction of roads, canals, bridges building, water supply schemes, life irrigation schemes etc. The running and maintenance of theses constructional machineries/vehicles are also being looked after by the Mechanical Engineering department Kargil.

2.       This department also undertakes the major overhauling of heavy earth moving machinery in order to enhance the life span of the equipment to ensure better use of the Machinery.

3.       The Snow clearance works of Kargil-Zanskar road (234KM) with the help heavy earth moving machinery is being done by this department besides Snow clearance of Kargil Town during winter season.

4.       This department is also responsible for running and maintenance of lift irrigation pumps in the District as and when needed by the District Administration and new schemes are being proposed, and commissioned as per the requirement.

5.       The running and maintenance of central heating system of District Hospital without any breakdown during winter is also undertake by the Department, Since last five year. Extension of heating facility to newly constructed casualty-cum-administrative block is being executed and likely to commissioned during the current year.

6.       Mechanical Engineering Department is revenue earning Department and during 9th Five Year Plan. It has earned and amount of Rs. 163.50 Lacs and stands remitted to State revenue. During 10th five year the department has deposited the following amount in Treasury as revenue. 

1.

2002-03

Rs. 23.83 Lacs

2.

2003-04

Rs. 44.70 Lacs

3.

2004-05 ending 8/2004

Rs. 20.00 lacs

7.       The allocation for the 10th Five Year Plan is Rs. 651.64 Lacs. The allotment made year wise are as under :- 

1.

2002-03

Rs. 103.38 Lacs

2.

2003-04

Rs. 106.15 Lacs

 

Total :-

Rs. 209.54 Lacs

31.71% of the allocation of the 10th Five Year Plan has been allotted/spent ending March 2004. The revised Plan for the current year 2004-05 has been earmarked as under :- 

1.

Capital

Rs. 55.00 Lacs

2.

Revenue

Rs. 62.63 Lacs

 

Total :-

Rs. 117.63 Lacs

For the year 2005-06 after considering enhancement of 18% of the allocation of the Year 2003-04, the proposed Plan for the Year 2005-06 are as under :- 

1.

Capital

Rs. 59.00 Lacs

2.

Revenue

Rs. 67.06 Lacs

 

Total :-

Rs. 126.06 Lacs

Source: Mechanical Department, Kargil

ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT

1. Total No. of villages electrified Ending 3/2004 93 Nos.
2. Total No. of villages electrified through Solar   12 Nos.
3. Total No. of Hamlets electrified Ending 3/2004 76 nos.
4 Town electrified Ending 3/2004 1 No.

Source: Electric Maintenance Division, Kargil

 


LABOUR DEPARTMENT

Labour Department (Civil) was established in the year 1971 in Kargil. After getting the status of District Shri Aga Mohd Hassan was appointed as Assistant Labour Commissioner in the year 1982 who served here till retirement in 1999.

Activities

The main purpose of Labour Department is to implement various Labour Laws and to decide various Labour related problem. So it is a Quazi-Judicial body. Assistant Labour Commissioner has the power of a civil court for certain purpose. Due to non existence of Industries etc. the work load is very low. Under the various labour Acts follow activities are carried out.

# Name of Acts Major Activities under the Act.
1. The J&K Shop and establishment Act 1966 Registration of Shop and establishment and implementing of various provision of the Act. Presently it is applicable at Kargil and Drass Town only. Achievements on 15.09.2004 establishment Registration 1700.
2. The contract Labour (R&A) Act. 1970 Registration and licensing of principal employers and contractors respectively employing 20 or more contract Labour and enforcement of other provision of the Act. Registration: (6) Licenses issued : (5).
3. The interstate Migrant Act. 1979 Registration and Licensing of principal employer and contractors employing 5 or more inter- State Migrant workmen and enforcement of other provision of the Act. Registration : (3) Licenses issued (24).
4. The workman’s compensation Act. 1924 Hearing and deciding the cases of compensation payable to workers.
  The payment of wages Act. 1936 Hearing and deciding the cases of delayed or illegal deductions from wages of the workers by the employers and enforcement of the other provision of the Act.
5. Minimum Wages Act. 1948 Enforcement of the Act. For payment of notified Minimum wages to the workers.
6. The Maternity Benefit Act. 1961 Enforcement of the Act for providing maternity Benefits to the women workers.
7. Equal Remuneration Act. 1976 Enforcement of the Act. For making equal payment to both male and female workers for same work.
8. Child Labour Act Enforcement of the Act.
9 Payment of Gratuity Act Enforcements of the Act.
10. Payment of Bonus Act Reconciliation.
11. Industrial Disputes Act  

Revenue released

2002 - 2003 Rs.   24281.00
2003 - 2004 Rs. 155800.00
2004 - 2005 Rs. 113800.00

Infrastructure

Department owns five Labour Sarai /Sheds to provide shelter to Labours.

  1. Labour Sarai Kargil Town
  2. Labour Sarai Padum Zanskar
  3. Labour Shed at Abran Zanskar
  4. Labour Shed at Penizula Zanskar.
  5. Labour Shed at Shaft Rangdum.

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