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Arogya Lakshmi Scheme. To combat malnutrition, the government implements a variety of programmes for pregnant and lactating women. This is a scheme launched by the Telangana government. Pregnant and lactating women will receive balanced meals under this programme.

About Arogya Lakshmi Scheme 2022

Telangana’s government has launched the Scheme. Pregnant and lactating women are given one full meal at the Anganwadi centre, as well as iron and folic acid tablets, under this programme.

This scheme ensures that the meal is fed on the spot. On January 1, 2013, the Telangana government launched this scheme. This scheme will be implemented in the state through 31897 main Anganwadi centres and 4076 mini Anganwadi centres. For 30 days in a month, one full meal will consist of rice, dal with leafy vegetable/sambhar, vegetables for a minimum of 25 days, boiled egg, and 200 ml milk. 

This meal will provide 40 to 45 percent of daily calorie requirements as well as 40 to 45 percent of daily protein and calcium requirements. Children aged 7 months to 3 years will receive 16 eggs per month, while children aged 3 to 6 years will receive 30 eggs per month.

Arogya Lakshmi Scheme Objective

The scheme’s main goal is to prevent malnutrition among pregnant and lactating women. This scheme provides pregnant and lactating women with one full meal at the Anganwadi Centre to meet their nutritional needs. This programme also eliminates anaemia in women. 

This scheme will also reduce the number of low-birth-weight babies and children who are malnourished. This programme will also provide pregnant and lactating women with health check-ups and immunizations. The incidence of infant and maternal mortality will be reduced as a result of the Arogya Lakshmi Scheme.

How to apply online for the Scheme?

To apply for this scheme following procedure you have to follow:

Step 1: To begin, visit the official website of the Telangana government’s Department of Women Development and Child Welfare.

Step 2: Before you, the home page will appear.

Step 3: On the homepage, you must click on Apply for Arogya Lakshmi Scheme.

Step 4: The application form will appear in front of you.

Step 5: You must enter all of the required information in this application form and then upload all of the required documents.

Step 6: Then you must press the submit button.

Documents Required for Arogya Lakshmi Scheme

  • The applicant must be a Telangana permanent resident.
  • The applicant must be pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Aadhar Card
  • Ration card
  • Proof of age
  • Proof of income
  • Passport size photograph
  • Mobile number
  • Email ID

Arogya Lakshmi Scheme – FAQs

How can I apply for the Arogya Lakshmi scheme?

You have to visit the Telangana government website to apply for the scheme.

Can I apply if mi doesn’t have the residential of Telangana state?

No, to apply for the scheme you have to be a resident of Telangana state.

Is there any minimum age requirement to apply for this scheme?

No, Only you have to be pregnant and lactating.

What is this Arogya Lakshmi Scheme?

This programme will provide balanced meals to pregnant and lactating women.

What are the documents required to apply for this scheme?

You must have an Aadhar Card, Ration card, Proof of age, Proof of income, and Passport size photograph.