NGO Portal for Anganwadi Services Training Programme Launched
Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD), Rakesh Srivastava launched the Management Information System (MIS) portal for Anganwadi Services Training Programme in New Delhi today.
The Ministry of WCD, in collaboration with National Informatics Centre (NIC), has developed the portal for submitting applications / estimates by NGOs for carrying out Anganwadi Services (ICDS) Training through AWTCs / MLTCs.
The first phase of the portal will enable NGOs to submit proposal to the respective States / UTs. They, in turn, process the proposals and recommend requirement of funds for running the the programme.
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The Central government would further examine the proposal and release the funds. It will ensure that funds are released timely and reach the beneficiaries for training purpose.
The Anganwadi Services Training Programme under the Umbrella Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme is a centrally sponsored scheme.
As per the directions of the NITI Aayog, NGOs / VOs are required to get themselves registered with the NGO-PS portal and they must have PAN and Aadhaar of members / office bearers of NGOs / VOs duly verified.
The unique ID generated by NGO-PS portal on successful sign-up by them with the NGO-PS portal, is mandatory requirement when the NGOs/VOs approach the government for grants.
In September, 2017, the Ministry finalized the Comprehensive Training Guidelines for AWTCs and MLTCs and e-Learning Manual for smooth functioning and operation of training centres in various States and UTs.
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