Healthcare, over the last year, has proven to be of utmost importance. In Odisha, not all people have the privilege of affording top-notch healthcare facilities. This adversely affects the health of the mother and the child. To benefit women in Odisha and to take care of their children, the Odisha government has launched a range of child care schemes; one of which happens to be the Odisha e-Manadeya scheme.

About the Odisha e-Manadeya portal

The Odisha government has launched the e-Manadeya portal to enable the seamless and paperless transfer of honorarium to roughly about 1,34,758 Anganwadi workers and helpers. In case you, or anyone you know, wishes to register for the benefits offered by the portal, here is how the registration process would go about:

  • At the login window of the website, all the registered Anganwadi workers and helpers can enter their mobile number, password, captcha, and click on the “login” button to make an official Odisha e-Mandaya portal login.

Odisha e-Manadeya Portal registration online

If you wish to register for the benefits that the scheme has to offer, the following steps need to be followed:

  • Visit the official website of the scheme.
  • On the homepage, you will come across the “Sign-up” tab under the login section to open the e-Manadeya Odisha Portal registration form as shown here:
  • On this application form, the applicant is supposed to enter the name, mobile number, level, e-mail ID, date of birth, designation, captcha code and then finally click on the “Submit” button to successfully complete the Odisha e-Manadeya portal registration.

What are the roles and responsibilities of Anganwadi workers in Odisha under the scheme?

Under the implementation of the scheme, the responsibility of Anganwadi workers are as follows:

  • To elicit community support and participation in running the programme seamlessly.
  • To follow up on each child roped in under the benefits of the scheme by weighing each child every month, recording the weight of the child graphically on the growth card, use referral cards for referring cases of mothers/children to the sub-centres or PHC units, etc.
  • To carry out a quick survey of the entire family when on a visitation.
  • To make home visits frequently for thorough education of the parents so as to enable them to plan an effective role in the child’s growth and development.
  • To provide health and nutritional education and even counsel new mothers on breastfeeding.
  • To organise non-formal pre-school activities in the Anganwadi of children in the age group 3-6 years.
  • To assist ANM in the administration of IFA and Vitamin A by keeping a stock of it ready in the centre.
  • To share information collected through the surveys with the ANM.

Conclusion

With this scheme in effect, women and children in Odisha get a new level of protection and care which will go a long way in the healthy development of both in the long run.


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