Out of 7076 sanctioned
projects and 13.71 lakh sanctioned AWCs/ mini-AWCs, 7005 projects and
13.17 lakh Anganwadi centres (AWCs)/ Mini-AWCs are operational under
Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme in the country as on
964.77 lakh Children (6 months to 6 years) and pregnant women and
lactating mothers (P&LM), received supplementary nutrition as on
30.06.2012. Whereas, 352.05 lakhs Children (3-6 years), attended AWCs
for pre-school education as on 30.06.2012.
This was stated by Smt. Krishna Tirath, Minister for Women and Child
Development, in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha today.