Delhi Anganwadi workers to get salary hike soon

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New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia directed officials to increase Anganwadi workers’ honorarium, after meeting their representatives here on Wednesday.

After the meeting, the Dilli Anganwadi Workers-Helpers Association assured him that they will call off the ongoing agitation.

The workers’ demands also included clubbing of Anganwadis so that they can be housed in more spacious locations, involving socially active citizens with Anganwadis, and improving menu and quality of food at Anganwadis.

They also requested the Deputy Chief Minister to allot additional work to them, like polio drops campaign, in a manner that does not create inconvenience to the workers.

“All demands have been considered and the Deputy Chief Minister has asked officials to prepare a plan to meet the demands,” a Delhi government official told IANS.

The official added that the decision on the demands will soon be passed by the Cabinet.

–IANS

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