Aanganwadi

Aanganwadi

Anganwadi, literally a courtyard play center in Hindi, are community-based institutions in Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in India. Also an aanganwadi centre provides basic health care in Indian villages. It is a part of the Indian public health-care system. Basic health-care activities include contraceptive counseling and supply, nutrition education and supplementation, as well as pre-school activities. The centres may also be used as depots for oral rehydration salts, basic medicines and contraceptives.

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