Anganwadi Sevika Training
A Glimpse into the Past
- In the year 1946, the first Graduate Basic Training Centre was started at Bordi.
- Gram Bal Adhyapan Mandir i.e. Training College was started with the aim of preparing teachers to run Balwadis. The first training programme was planned at Bordi Gram Shiksha Kendra in 1948 under the Chairmanship of Honorable Shri Balasaheb Kher, Prime Minister of the then Bombay Province.
- In June 1957, Tarabai started the work of pre-primary training. Gram Sevika Training Center was once again started by the Central Social Welfare Board. About 188 village women were trained there.
- The Gram Sevika Vidyalaya was started in 1964 by Indian Council of Child Welfare and about 600 students studied there.
- 1st May 1965 marked the begining of Second class of Gramsevika Vidyalaya with 50 students sent by various institutions.
Anganwadi Workers Training is a short course of four months conducted in the institute.
Moreover, activities were started under the Integrated Child Development Scheme planned for the overall development of children in the fifth five-year plan.
There are 5 training colleges for this in Thane district.