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Anganwadis are the epitome of Pre primary school education in India. These are the community centres which meet the nutritional needs of Pregnant and Lactating mothers as well as children below 06 years of age on one hand and on the other hand, also acts as an educational institution for kids of 3-6 years. More or less these centres are the backbone of Early childhood care and education in India. Hence it becomes imperative to assess how much knowledge of ICDS Scheme an anganwadi worker possess in order to see whether they know their job well or not. In this study, for this purpose, knowledge of 376 anganwadi workers of rural as well as urban blocks of Punjab is assessed and its association with other variables such as age, education, experience and training are being studied. Knowledge scale is also constructed. A significant positive association of knowledge is found with all the variables.

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Sharma, D. M. (2019). Knowledge of Anganwadi workers about Supplementary Nutrition and Education components of ICDS Scheme: A study of rural and urban blocks of Punjab. History Research Journal, 5(6), 744-457. Retrieved from https://journals.eduindex.org/index.php/hrj/article/view/12215