Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)

The Main object of the ICDS Programme is to provide adequate Nutrition to the economically downtrodden to combat Mal Nutrition among the Children. Increasing their Literacy rate and to act as a potent incentive for increasing the enrolment to School and reducing dropout from Schools.

The Scheme, ICDS started in Tirunelveli District in the year 1984. Now there are 2562 Anganwadi Centres are functioning in this district which are serving Noon-Meal and Pre-School activities covering the age group of 25-60 months and also AN/PN old age pensioners and Adolescent Girls.

 

Schemes
S.No Schemes AgeGroup Benefits
1 Provision of supplementary Nutrition Food (Weaning Food) 06-24 Months SUW Children 240 gms per day,MUW, OW and Normal Children 240 gms per day
2 Provision of supplementary Nutrition Food (Weaning Food) 2-3 years SUW Children 190 gms per day,MUW, OW and Normal Children 130 gms per day
3 Provision of supplementary Nutrition Food (Weaning Food) 3-5 years SUW Children 100 gms per day,MUW, OW and Normal Children 10 gms per day
4 AN/PN mothers receiving supplementary food (Weaning Food) AN/PN Mothers 220 gms per day
5 Noon Meal Programme 2-5+ years Monday – Tomoto rice with egg, Tuesday – Vegetable mixed rice with dhall, Wednesday – Vegetable pollavu with egg, Thursday – Lemon rice with egg, Friday – Dhall rice with Potato, Saturday – Vegetable mixed rice
6 Egg 12-24 Months Every Wednesday
7 Egg 25-60 Months Every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
8 Green gram & Bengal gram 24-60+ Months Every Tuesday – 20 gms Green grams (or) Bengal grams + Every Friday – 20 gms Potato
9 Adolescent Girls 11-18 years IFA Tablets
10 O.A.P Daily Noon Meal
11 Ingredients in weaning food Weaning Food   Ingredients: Wheat + Canegur, + Maize, + Bengaldhall, + Vitamines, + Calcium, + Ferrous Presentage 42% Rate :Rs.63.90

 

Per day Noon-Meal for a Children and a OAP
S.No Commodities 25-60 Months Children OAP
1 Rice 80 gms 200 gms
2 Dhall 10 gms 15 gms
3 oil 2 gms 1 gms
4 Salt 1.9 gms 1.9 gms
5 Vegetables 0.94 paise (Tuesday, Friday and Saturday) 1.16 paise (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday)

 

Beneficiries of ICDS in Tirunelveli district
S.No Name of the Block *SNP for children *ANC *PNC *NMP 1-2 Egg *OAP
1. Alangulam 6046 864 862 2240 1558 3
2. Ambasamuthiram 5133 745 668 2064 1508 0
3. Cheranmahadevi 5065 691 582 2145 1103 0
4. Kadayam 5379 708 584 2590 1240 3
5. Kadayanallur 6078 841 760 1874 1068 0
6. Kalakadu 4325 635 528 1940 692 0
7. Keelapavoor 8291 1149 1011 3650 2156 0
8. Kuruvikulam 4598 516 447 2025 829 0
9. Manur 6555 864 911 3000 1432 0
10. Melaneelithanallur 5060 571 506 2575 1195 0
11. Nanguneri 4398 566 558 2039 569 0
12. Palayamkottai 6472 790 649 2765 1774 0
13. Pappakudi 4112 497 442 2015 945 0
14. Radhapuram 6830 801 752 3145 1066 0
15. Sankarankovil (R) 4743 486 511 2195 1151 0
16. Sankarankovil (U) 4092 580 487 1265 945 0