Telangana Arogya Lakshmi Scheme 2021
The Telangana government has introduced the Arogya Laxmi Scheme 2021. Through this scheme, the government will provide healthy meals regularly at Anganwadi to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. Moreover, a meal will also be provided to children under the age of six. In other words, free nutritious meals will be provided to pregnant women/ children. This scheme has been announced by the Honourable Chief Minister Sri K. Chandrashekar Rao and now improving by the Amrutha Hastham. We will provide all the details related to the scheme in this article.
Women will receive 200 mL of milk every month for 25 days and one egg daily with their lunch. Children aged between 03 to 07 months will provide 16 eggs in a month along with a 2.5-kilogram meal packet. And the children having an age between 03 to 06 years will get 01 egg every day along with rice, dal, veggies, and snacks.
The Government of Telangana has budgeted Rs. 1110.89 crore for Telangana Arogya Lakshmi Scheme 2021. Pregnant women, children, nursing moms will get food assistance from the government. The scheme has targeted 4,65,805 pregnant women and new mothers, 10,43,419 children aged between 7 months and 3 years. In addition to that, approximately 6,74,336 children aged between 3-6 years will benefit under the scheme. The food will be provided of good quality, and food officers will inspect from time to time.
|Scheme Name||Telangana Arogya Lakshmi Scheme|
|Announced by||Telangana government|
|Aim of scheme||Provide Free Nutritious Meal To (Pregnant Women/ Children)|
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Aim Of The Scheme
- Improve the nutritional quality and adequacy of supplementary nourishment for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
- Ensure that the food provided is exclusively taken by pregnant and breastfeeding women rather than the entire family.
- Pregnant and lactating women should take 90+ IFA pills.
- Increase the number of moms enrolled in Anganwadi Centers (AWCs).
- Reduce or eliminate the number of pregnant and lactating women who have anaemia or are malnourished.
- Reduce the number of low-birth-weight newborns and children who are malnourished.
- Pregnant and lactating women should have their health checked and immunized.
- Reduce the number of infants who die and the number of mothers who die.
Food Commodities in Aarogya Laxmi Scheme
|Sl. No||Commodity||Supply by/through||Budget released to|
|1||Rice||Civil Supplies / PD||PD|
|2||Dal||DPC / Civil Supplies / PD||PD|
|3||Oil||AP Oil Fed||PD|
|4||Milk||Dairy / Local||CDPO|
|5||Eggs||Poultry forms / NECC||CDPO|
|8||Cooking gas / Firewood||AWW||CDPO|
Food Model For Spot Feeding Of Women In One Full Meal Program
|Item||Quantity Per Day||Tentative Cost per Day (in Rs.)||Energy (kcal)||Protein (g)||Calcium (mg)|
|Dal (Red Gram)||30g||2.55||104.40||7.25||22.50|
|Milk (30 Days)|
(@ Rs.5.6 per day)
|Egg (30 Eggs)|
(@ Rs.3.5 per day)
(Leafy Vegetables, Potato, Onion, Beans etc.,)
Full Meal in Telangana Arogya Lakshmi Scheme- Menu
|Day||Item 1||Item 2||Item 3||Item 4||Item 5|
|Day1||Rice||Sambar with vegetables||–||Egg Curry||Milk (200ml)|
|Day 2||Rice||Dal||Green Leafy Vegetable Curry||Egg||Milk (200ml)|
|Day 3||Rice||Dal with Leafy vegetables||Egg Curry||Egg||Milk (200ml)|
|Day 4||Rice||Sambar with vegetables||100 Ml Curd||Egg Curry||Milk (200ml)|
|Day 5||Rice||Dal||Green Leafy Vegetable Curry||Egg||Milk (200ml)|
|Day 6||Rice||Dal with Leafy vegetables||100 Ml Curd||Egg||Milk (200ml)|