District : Chickmagalur State : Karnataka

WOMEN CHILD

The Department of  Women and Child Development is one of the major departments in the district, implementing the programs for women and children. The main objective includes social ad economic development, health and nutritional status of pregnant and nursing mothers and children. Through medias and public functions, health and nutrition camps and mothers meeting create awareness among rural women to improve overall living conditions. One of the major programme i.e., Integrated Children Development Scheme (I.C.D.S.) covers all the seven taluks in the district. Activities are conducted like pre-school education to children between 3 and 6 years and supplementary nutrition programme for all eligible 6 months to 6 years children and pregnant and lactating mothers for 300 days in a year. Quarterly health checkup is also conducted by the Medical Officers and complete immunization is done to all children.

All the services are provided through the Anganwadi centers and in total, there are 1197 anganwadi centers in the district. We have 803 departmental own buildings out of 1197 Anganwadi centers. By 2005 A.D. it is planned to construct own buildings for all the Anganwadi centers in the district.

Further it is planned by 2005 A.D. that number of malnourished children will be reduced to below 10% and the number of grade III and IV children will be less than one percent.

A significant programme is being introduced by the State Government on women empowerment called "STREE SHAKTHI" scheme. The scheme is introduced through self-help group in rural and tribal areas with weekly savings and regular meetings at  fixed places and discuss their problems. A group consists of 15-20 women members, loan activities will be there within the group members. To support this, after grading of the eligible groups, they will be there within the group consists of 15-20 women members, loan activities will be there within the group members.  To strengthen Self Help Group 2918 groups have been provided Rs. 5000/- each as Revolving fund amounting Rs.145.90 lakhs in additions to their own savings.  Further they will be trained different skill development programme like making cup & plates in Areconel leaf, Agarbhati sticke, beauty  parlour, Vermcid training, computer DTP & fashion design’s  for their improvement of economic activities. 

Awards:

National award for exceptional childrens, Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva awards for the service of children.  National awards for child welfare and Kittur Rani Chennamma awards are given to publics and Institutions who have done good services for the welfare of children and women.

Udhyogini:

This is the scheme of giving loan and subsidy facilities to poor and poorest of the women to constitute income generating activities.  In this scheme nationalized and other financial institutions are giving loan facilities at very low interest rates.  Women development Corporation giving subsidy to those women who are eligible in this scheme.  It gives 20% subsidy to general category women  or may Rs.7500/-and 30% to special groups of women like S.C, S.T, Physically Handicapped, widow etc., or may Rs.10000/- maximum scheme unit is one lakh.  According to  the activities taken by the beneficiaries, banks are giving finance and subsidy will be released by the department.

Destitute Cottage for orphan children:

Those children who are not having parents will be admitted to the destitute cottage between the age of 12 to 18 years and providing education, food and shelter.  One Chowdeshwari destitute cottage is running at Rambapuri Mutt, Balehonnur, N.R.Pura Taluk with the assistance of department.

  Santhwana:

The women who are under distress will be providing protection and shelter.  The Toll free phone number is 1091.  Five centres are running in this district. 1) Kasturibasadana, Chikmagalur 2) Sanchi Honnamma Mahila Samaj, Mudigere.  The centers will function for all the 24 hours Veerabhadrewara  Education  sociaty, Kadur, Janachintana samste, Tarikere and Sahara samste, Sringeri.

        District Statistics

Taluk No. of AW Centres Sanctioned No. of AW Centres Functioning Total No. of AWW's Total AWH

Total Beneficieries

6 m - 3 yrs 3 yrs - 6 yrs

Pregnant

Mothers

Nursing

Mothers

Chickmagalur 393 393 388 368 8026 5840 1808 1760
Kadur 455 455 439 395 9083 7802 1740 1997
Tarikere 322 322 316 291 6174 5647 1434 1438
Mudigere 258 258 234 188 3784 3112 830 807
Koppa 155 155 152 133 3353 2743 825 567
N.R. Pura 133 133 130 111 2221 1977 562 528
Sringeri 105 105 102 103 1162 1067 250 241

Total

1821

1821

1761

1589

33803

28188

7449

7338

m : months ; yrs : years ; AW : Anganwadi Workers ;

AWH : Anganwadi Helpers

 

 

Bhagaylakshmi Scheme:

 

1)       To upheld  the status of Female Child in the  society, the honourable Government of Karnataka introduced this scheme " Bhagayalakshmi ''

      came into existence from 1.4.2006

2)      This scheme pertained to only two female children of the family which are in the below poverty line and also income of the family does not  exeeds  Rs 12000/  in the rural parts and Rs 17000/ in the urban area.                                        

3)      Beneficiaries will get worth of  Rs.10000/-  bond from  1.4.2006 to 31.7.2008.From 1.8.2008 onwards first Beneficiary of the family will get worth of Rs.19300/- and IInd will get worth of Rs. 18350/-face value bonds.

The Beneficiary will get maturity value After 18 years

 

                          Year                     Face value                  Maturity value  

                          2006-07                  10000/-                      32351/-

                        2007-08                  10000/-                      31765/-

                        2008-09                  10000/-                      31765/-

                [01.04.08-31.07.08]

                        2008-09                 19300/-                      100097/-

                [01.08.08-31.03.09] [onwards]

                        1st child 

                        2st child                  18350/-                      100052/-

            

           4) Bhagyalakshmi beneficiaries will be provided scholarship from 1st standard  

              to12 th standard in different ranges  those who had  born  in the period of

              1.4.2006 to 31-7-2008.

 

              Ist , IInd  & IIIrd Standard              Rs. 300

              IVth   Standard                                Rs. 500

              Vth    Standard                                Rs. 600

              VIth  & VIIth Standard                   Rs. 700

              VIIIth Standard                               Rs.  800

               IXth & Xth Standard                      Rs. 1000

               XIth & XIIth Standard                   Rs. 1200

 

          5) The insured parent of the bhagyalkshmi beneficiary will come under insurance  

               benefit either accident or natural death.

 

    01.04.2006 to 31.07.2008                                                       01.08.2008 onwards

 

    Accident death                     - 1 lakh                                                     75000/-

    Total Handicap                     - 75000/-                                                   75000/-

    Partial Handicap                     - 37500/-                                                  37500/-

    Natural Death & Suicide         - 42500/-                                                   30000/-

 

     6) Bhagyalakshmi beneficiary will be provided  medical re-imbursement upto   

          Rs.  25000/- per year  only for the diseases like kidney, Liver , Heart trouble, 

         Cancer, Burns upto 18 years asper rule.

     7) Insured   parents of the Bhagayalakshmi beneficiary will provide accident

         benefit

 

  

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CLAIMING THE MATURITY AMOUNT UNDER BHAGYALAKSHMI SCHEME

1)     Immunisation should have been done as per the health department programme.

2)     During  3 to 6 years of age she should have attended anganwadi centre/pre-school centre regularly

3)     Should have taken admission in the school recognized by the education department.

4)      Should have passed from 1st standard to minimum 8th standard

5)     Where the family has 3 children  the mother or father should  have undergone terminal family planning method.

6)     Should not be a child labour.

7)     Should not  get married       before attaining the age of 18 years.

8)     They should be no  gender discrimination .

 

    Non fulfillment of the above condition will immediately render the girl child  not      

    eligible for  any benefits under BHAGYALAKSHMI SCHEME.

 

Statement   Shown the yearwise  sanctioned details under Bhagyalakshmi scheme.

 

Year

No.ofapplications sanctioned

No. of bonds

 received

No. of bonds yet to be Received

2006-07

4943

4943

-

2007-08

5291

5291

-

2008-09

1-4-2008 -31-7-2008

1919

 

1919

-

2008-09  Ist child

1-8-2008 – 31.3.2009

3266

3052

214

2008-09  II nd child

1-8-2008 – 31.3.2009

550

489

61

2009-10  Ist child

 

4749

363

4386

2009-10  II nd child

 

        839

0

839

2010-2011 Ist child

1464

-

1464

2010-2011II nd  child

247

0

247

TOTAL

23268

16057

7211

 

Statement Showing the Expenditure of the Function of Saree Distrubution to the Mother of Bhagyalakshmi Beneficiaries
 -14-11.2010

Sl No

Name of the District

No of Beneficiaries & their Mother Attended the Function

Alloment Realese From Head Office (in Lakhs)

Allotment here marked for meals  (in Lakhs)

Actual Expenditure for meals  (in Lakhs)

Balance  (in Lakhs)

Allotment here marked for shamiyana, chair, photo & other expenditure  (in Lakhs)

Expenditure  (in Lakhs)

Balance (in Lakhs)

Balance amount total of column 8 &11 (in Lakhs)

Actual expenditure for transport (in Lakhs)

Amount required for transpotation from head office exculding the balance amount column 11(in lakhs)

Beneficiries

Mother

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

1

Chikmagalur

5111

13030

30.00

10.00

6.07

3.93

20.00

13.63

6.37

10.30

12.65

2.39

For Further details contact :

The Deputy  Director,

Women & Child Development Department

Zilla panchayath Building 1st  Floor Chickmagalur - 577 101.

PHONE : 08262 - 220930