Published On : Fri, Dec 16th, 2016

Anganwadi workers to be paid through Adhar card, says Pankaja Munde

: Woman and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde, while replying to a question on payment of salaries to Anganwadi workers in Murtizapur in Akola District informed the House that a decision has been taken to hence forth pay Anganwadi workers and their helpers directly through transfers in their bank accounts linked to Adhar cards.

She was replying to the question raised by MLA Ghanashyam Sharma who brought to the attention of the House that some Anganwadi workers based in Akola district have not been paid for some time.

Pankaja Munde also stated that strict action would be taken against those responsible for non payment and the mode of pyament would be changed in future so such lapses do not happen again.