Nabarangpur, Jan 9: The Odisha government is working on increasing the salary of Anganwadi and Accreditated Social Health Activists (ASHA) workers soon.
Chairman 5T VK Pandian informed it at a function in Odisha’s Nabarangpur district on Tuesday.
Attending a function of "Ama Odisha Ama Nabin" at Raighar in the district, Pandian spoke on the government’s measures to improve the condition of the working-class people at the grassroots level.
Considering the contributions of Anganwadi and ASHA workers in the field of providing early-childhood education and care, the government is working on increasing their salary soon. The cooks working in Anganwadi centres will also get more monthly incentives, he added.
Besides, the salary hike of community centre employees, master book-keepers (MBKs) under the Livelihood Mission and ANMs are under consideration of the government, he added.