Oct 01, 2011 at 10:40am IST

Bal Sanjeevani Abhiyan scheme in all taluks

MYSORE: Women and Child Welfare Department Minister C C Patil said that Bal Sanjeevani Abhiyan will be implemented in all taluks in the state, to treat malnourished children aged below six years.
He was speaking after inaugurating the Mahila Dasara at J K Grounds, here on Friday. Though women have improved economically and socially, harassment is still continuing unnoticed, he said.
Medical services for these children will be provided in reputed hospitals and expenses upto Rs. 35,000-Rs. 50,000 will be paid by the government. He said that grants of Rs. 15-16 crore was sanctioned and more grants would be released.  Earlier, women took out a procession from Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple.