A recent meeting, attended by Health-Women and Child Development minister Veena George and Power Minister K Krishnankutty, decided to completely electrify all childcare centres to improve the infrastructure facilities in Kerala.

As per the sources, it has been recorded that there are 33,115 Anganwadi centres functioning in Kerala. Out of them, 2256 centres in various districts are yet to get the power supply.

There are 221 angandwadis which are facing fund crunch to meet the expenditure of electrification and respective village panchayats would provide them with necessary support in this regard.

However, According to official’s, On Thursday, Besides ministers, secretaries of both departments, district collectors and panchayat presidents were also among those who participated in ministerial meeting.

Moreover, According to government figures, over 18,000 Anganwadis are functioning in their own building in Kerala. While 20,837 centres have toilet facilities, over 19,000 have cooking gas connections.


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