Anganwadi worker retirement age: Chhattisgarh government has given a big gift to Anganwadi workers and helpers. In Chhattisgarh, the retirement age of Anganwadi workers and assistants has been increased from 62 years to 65 years.
Chhattisgarh Women and Child Development Department has also issued an order in this regard. Let us tell you that in the budget of 2023-24, CM Bhupesh Baghel had accepted the demands of Anganwadi workers and assistants and announced increase in their honorarium. In Chhattisgarh, Anganwadi workers and helpers are being given increased honorarium from April 1, 2023.
Anganwadi workers are getting increased honorarium
Let us tell you that the honorarium of Anganwadi workers is already being increased from Rs 6,500 per month to Rs 10,000. Similarly, the honorarium of Anganwadi helpers has been increased from Rs 3,250 to Rs 5,000 and the honorarium of mini Anganwadi workers has been increased from Rs 4,500 to Rs 7,500 per month.
Provision for lump sum payment also
Apart from this, there is also a provision for ex-gratia on death and lump sum payment on retirement for Anganwadi workers and assistants. At the same time, the ex-gratia amount on the death of Anganwadi workers and assistants has been increased to Rs 50 thousand. Similarly, there is a provision to pay Rs 50 thousand to Anganwadi workers and Rs 25 thousand to helpers on retirement.
Important decision taken before elections
It is noteworthy that assembly elections are to be held in Chhattisgarh this year. Before the assembly elections, this decision of Chhattisgarh government is considered important for Anganwadi workers and helpers. The Bhupesh Baghel government of Chhattisgarh faces the challenge of remaining in power. Anganwadi workers had demonstrated earlier also regarding their demands. This decision of Chhattisgarh government has brought great relief to Anganwadi workers.
Along with this, an order has also been issued by the department to immediately recruit 50 percent of the vacant posts of workers, the years of experience of assistants for recruitment has been reduced, the experience of 10 years has been reduced to 5 years. Has gone. The Women and Child Development Department has issued orders to this effect.