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PEOPLE'S/COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION AND MOBILISATION GAINING MOMEMTUM IN TAMIL NADU ICDS
People's participation in ICDS lead to successful implementation of the Programme. It has created awareness and stimulated the people for demanding various services of  ICDS.

This demand increases the utilization of services, extension of coverage of beneficiaries and leads to attitudinal changes in child care practices at household level.

Some of the Highlights of Community Participation are:-

  • a) donation of lands/sites for construction of Anganwadi centres and Child Development Project Offices in Erode, Salem, Coimbatore and Madurai district by community either individually or collectively. In Salem District land and building construction for one Anganwadi centre was provided by the local community
  • b) Donation of water purifiers, Synthetic water tanks, Tables, Chairs, Mates, Plates, Cooker, Gas Stove, Water Filter, Vessels, Storage Bins and many more contributions by communities /NGOs/Corporates in almost all the districts.
  • c) In 12 ICDS Projects functioning in Chennai corporation area an approximate amount Rs.92/- lacks have been mobilized through peoples participation for repairs and construction of Anganwadi Centres in the year 2009-10