Hyderabad: Women and Child Welfare Minister Satyavathi Rathod said that from next year, Urdu medium would be introduced in Anganwadi Centres across the State.
At present, there are 412 Anganwadi teachers teaching Urdu, the Minister said in the Legislative Council, adding: “We are teaching in Urdu in Muslim areas and in local languages like Lambada and Koya in tribal areas.”
Stating that there were 35,700 Anganwadi Centres in the State, she said that in tune with the increasing population, proposals for setting up 870 new Anganwadi Centres were sent to the Centre, she said, responding to a question by MLCs K Janardhan Reddy, K Kavitha and others in the House.
Regarding salary revision for teachers in Mini Anganwadi centres, the Minister said proposals had already been sent to the State government in this regard.
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