Haryana to purchase medicines from Centre

Last Updated: Jul 03, 2012, 17:28 PM IST

Chandigarh: The Haryana Women and Child Development Department will purchase from central PSUs medicines worth over Rs 97.25 lakh during the current year for common ailments.

The Government of India had fixed norms for providing medicines for beneficiaries at the rate of Rs 600 per Anganwadi Centre and Rs 300 per mini-Anganwadi Centres, Director General, Women and Child Development Sumita Misra said today.

She said the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme was being implemented in 148 ICDS projects including 21 urban projects with the network of 25,699 Anganwadi Centres, including 512 mini-AWCs.

PTI