Child Development Project Officer

Department Name: Social Welfare

Name of the Incumbent Department Head: Smti. R. Passah

Address: CDPO Project, Khliehriat

Email-id: ripaiap[at]gmail.com

Organization Chart

ORganization Chart Child Development Project Ofiicer

About the Department

ICDS is a unique early Childhood Development Programme aimed at addressing Health Nutrition and development needs of young Children, Pregnant and nursing mothers. It is designed to promote holistic development of children under 6 years through trained caregivers, with basic services at the community level. KHLIEHRIAT ICDS MAIN 145 AWC’S/MINI 15 AWC’S.

Objectives

  • Lay the foundation for proper psychological, physical and social development of the child.
  • Improve the nutritional and health status of children below the age of six years
  • Reduce the incidence of mortality, morbidity, malnutrition and school dropouts.
  • Achieve effective coordination of policy and implementation among various departments to promote child development.
  • Enhance the capability of the mother to look after the normal health and nutritional needs of the child, through proper health and nutrition education.
  • Community mobilization, awareness advocacy and IEC.

ICDS Beneficiaries and Services

Children less than 3 years

  • Supplementary Nutrition
  • Growth Monitoring
  • Immunization
  • Health check-up
  • Referral Services
  • Early Stimulation
  • Optimal IYCF practices
  • Monthly ECCE day (early childhood care, education and development).

Children between 3-16 years

  • Non-formal preschool Education
  • Supplementary Nutrition
  • Growth Monitoring and promotion of child growth and development milestones
  • Health check-up
  • Referral Services
  • Monthly village ECCE day.

Expectant and Nursing Mothers

  • Health check-up
  • Tetanus toxic Immunization to pregnant women
  • Supplementary Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Health Education
  • Infant and young child feeding (IYCF) promotion and counseling.

Adolescent Girls 11-14 Years(SAG)

  • Nutrition and Health Education
  • IFA Supplementary and de-worming intervention
  • Home-based skill training and vocational training
  • Life skill counseling
  • Supplementary Nutrition
  • ARSH (Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health.