Social Welfare

Food Security

Feeding Programmes:


Govt. have decentralized the SNP Feeding Programme w.e.f. 01.4.2011. All food materials except Rice are being purchased by the AWC level Committee consisting of the Ward Member/Councilor and AWW. A zero balance Joint Account Pass Book in the name of Ward Member/Councilor and AWW of the concerned AWC has been opened. The quality and quantity of the food materials are being verified by the Jaanch Committee formed for the School and AWC in Revenue Village/Ward. Funds as per actual expenditure after submission of the accounts of purchase are being released to the aforesaid Joint Accounts by the DSWO.

Weekly Menu Chart :

Hot Cooked Meal and Morning Snacks are being provided to the children between the age group 3-6 years attending the Pre-school as per the weekly menu prescribed by Govt. at the daily ration cost of Rs.8.00. For betterment of health & nutritional status of pre-school children special initiative has been taken by the Collector, Jharsuguda that, from 1st January ‘2018 extra three eggs in a week (every-day egg) provided to all pre-School children in addition to Govt. supply egg out of District Mineral Foundation (DMF) as stated below:

Take Home Ration:

Take Home Ration [THR] is given to pregnant and lactating mothers, children from 6 months to 3 years as they do not attend the AWC on a daily basis. The severely malnourished children of 3-6 years are also given THR over and above Hot Cooked Meal. The GOI has fixed the per beneficiary cost, calorie and protein norm to be maintained across the states. Per head ration cost of THR is Rs. 9.50 for Pregnant and lactating mothers, Rs. 8/- for normal children under 3 years and Rs. 12/- for severely malnourished children. Government of Odisha has taken an in-principle decision to give Ready to Eat [RTE] i.e. wheat-based Chhatua in the form of THR to all eligible beneficiaries as it will ensure that it goes to the intended beneficiary and not entered the family kitty. These guidelines shall be applicable universally throughout the district.

Ration entitlement (Revised as per Govt. Notification No. 21280/WCD Dt. 7.12.2017)

THR (Chhatua) will be supplied on the 1st and 15th of every month to the beneficiaries as details given below.

Year Total no. live birth Death of children below 1 year IMR
2017 6633 162 24.42
Year Total no.  Delivery Total no. death of mothers MMR
2017 6693 08 120


This is a Central Plan scheme for improvement of Health and Nutritional status of the adolescent girls, awareness building on health, hygiene, sanitation, environment and skill up-gradation training for income-generation as well improving literacy level. Before implementation of the scheme a survey was conducted. Accordingly, 29397 nos. of adolescent girls were identified and enrolled during 2017-18.


To alleviate the issue of maternal and infant under nutrition, Government of Odisha, has launched a state specific scheme for pregnant women and lactating mothers called MAMATA- a conditional cash transfer maternity benefit scheme on September’ 2011 in Rural ICDS projects. From August 2012 it was also implemented in all Urban ICDS projects. This scheme provides monetary support to the pregnant and lactating women to enable them to seek improved nutrition and promote health seeking behaviour. Now the MAMATA scheme is functioning in 338 projects locations of Odisha.


  • Contribute as a factor in reducing maternal and infant mortality.
  • Improve the health and nutrition status of pregnant and lactating mothers and their infants.


  • To provide partial wage compensation for pregnant and nursing mothers so that they are able to rest adequately during their pregnancy and after delivery.
  • To increase utilization of maternal and child health services, especially antenatal care, postnatal care and immunization.
  • To improve mother and child care practices, especially exclusive breastfeeding and complementary feeding of infants

Target Group:

  • Pregnant and lactating woman of 19 year of age & above for the first two live births except all Government/Public Sector Undertakings (Central and State) employees and their wives will be covered.
  • As per revised guideline there is no limit on live birth for the beneficiaries belongs to PVTG.

Scheme Benefits and payment method:

  • Under the scheme the beneficiary the beneficiary receives a total incentive of Rs. 5,000/- in four instalments (1st-Rs.1500/-, 2nd Inst-Rs.1500/-, 3rd Inst-Rs.1000/- & 4th Inst-Rs.1000/-) subject to fulfilment of specific conditions.
  • As per revised guideline from 2017 onwards the beneficiary receives the same benefits in two instalments (1st-Rs.3000/-, 2nd Inst-Rs.2000/-)
  • The Payment is made only by e-transfer from the CDPO to the beneficiary bank account.
  • After due cash transfer of a beneficiary the Anganwadi Worker will get Rs.200/- and Anganwadi Helper will get Rs.100/- as incentive for each beneficiary through e-transfer from CDPO to AWW/AWH bank account.

Conditions of old Guidelines

First Installment (end of six months of pregnancy):

  • Pregnancy registered within 6 months at the AWC/mini AWC or Health Centre (Sub-centre/PHC/ CHC/ District hospital / empanelled private doctor under JSY
  • Received at least one antenatal check-up
  • Received IFA tablets
  • Received at least one TT vaccination
  • Received one counselling sessions at the AWC/VHND/Home visit.

Second Installment (after completion of three months of the child) :

  • Registration of child birth
  • Child received BCG vaccination
  • Child received Polio -1 and DPT-1 vaccination
  • Child received Polio-2 and DPT-2 vaccination
  • Child weighed at least two times after birth (out of optimal 4 times including child weight )
  • Mother attended at least two IYCF counselling sessions at the AWC/VHND/Home Visit.

Third Installment (after completion of Six months of the child) :

  • Exclusive Breast feeding for first 6 month of life.
  • Introduction of complementary food on completion of 6 month of age.
  • Child received Polio -3 and DPT-3 vaccination
  • Child weighed at least two times between age 3 and 6 month
  • Mother attended at least two IYCF counselling sessions at the AWC/VHND/Home Visit.

Fourth Installment (after completion of Nine months of the child) :

  • Measles vaccination between 9-12 month of infant
  • Vitamin A First does given to infant.
  • Age appropriate complementary feeding.
  • Child weighed at least two times between age 6 and 9 month .

Conditions of new Guideline

First Installment:

  • Amount: Rs.3000. Given only after completion of six months of pregnancy on fulfilment of all the five conditions mentioned below:
  • Pregnancy registered at the AWC/Mini AWC.
  • Received at least 2 antenatal check-up (ANC) i.e. 1st ANC visit within 16 weeks of pregnancy & 2nd ANC visit within 14-26 weeks of  pregnancy.
  • Received IFA tablets.
  • Received at least one TT vaccination (out of optimal 2).
  • Received at least one counselling session at the AWC/ Village Health and Nutrition Day (VHND)/ Home Visit.

Second Installment:

  • Amount: Rs. 2000. Given only after the infant completes ten months of age on fulfilment of all the eleven conditions mentioned below:
  • Child birth is registered at AWC or HSC.
  • Child has received BCG vaccination.
  • Child has received Pentavalent 1 & 2 & 3 vaccinations.
  • Child has received Polio 1 & 2 & 3 vaccinations.
  • Child has received Rotavirus 1 & 2 & 3 vaccinations.
  • Child has received Mealses vaccine before attaining 1 year of age
  • Child has received Vitamin-A first dose before attaining 1 year of age
  • Mother has attended at least six Growth Monitoring and IYCF counselling sessions after delivery till 9 months
  • Child has been exclusively breastfed for first six months (self-certification)
  • Child has been introduced to complementary food on completion of six months of age
  • Child is being fed age-appropriate complementary feeding and continuing