Integrated Child Development Services Cell

About Integrated Child Development Services Scheme

    Launched on 2nd October 1975, today, ICDS Scheme represents one of the world’s largest and most unique programme for early childhood development. ICDS is the foremost symbol of India’s commitment to her children – India’s response to the challenge of providing pre-school education on one hand and breaking the vicious cycle of malnutrition, morbidity, reduced learning capacity and mortality, on the other.
   The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme is a globally recognized community based early child care programme which addresses health, nutrition and education needs of children, expectant, nursing mothers and adolescent girls across the
life cycle in a holistic manner

ICDS is India’s response to the challenge of breaking a vicious cycle of malnutrition, impaired development, morbidity and mortality in children, working in convergence with other flagship programmes such as NRHM, SSM and others, has emerged as the most effective integrated programme for contributing to the fulfillment of children’s rights to survival, growth and development.

    Development of children is at the centre of the 11th Plan with the commitment to ensure that children do not loose their childhood because of work, disease or despair. The 11th Plan aims to Universalize ICDS with quality within an explicit time frame and improved norms. In conformity with this aims rapid expansion of ICDS has been made in the last few years to reach the unreached ones.

1. Objectives: The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme was launched in 1975 with the following objectives:
          to improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 years;
          to lay the foundation for proper psychological, physical and social development of the child;
          to reduce the incidence of mortality, morbidity, malnutrition and school dropout;
          to achieve effective co-ordination of policy and implementation amongst the various departments to promote child development; and
          to enhance the capability of the mother to look after the normal health and nutritional needs of the child through proper nutrition and health education.
2. Services: The above objectives are sought to be achieved through a package of services. To achieve these objectives, the scheme aims at providing a package of following inter related services:




1. Expectant & Nursing Mothers

i. Health check up 

ii.Immunization of expectant mothers against Tetanus

iii. Referral Services

iv. Supplementary Nutrition

v. Nutrition and Health Education

2. Other Women

i. Nutrition and Health Education

3.. Children less than 3 years

i. Supplementary Nutrition

ii. Immunization

iii. Health Check up

iv. Referral Services

4. Children between 3 – 6 years

i. Supplementary Nutrition

ii. Immunization

iii. Health Check up

iv. Referral Services

v. Non formal Pre-school education



Organization Structure

Citizen centric activities:-

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S.M.S based daily monitoring system of MDM Programme for Institutional heads


Mobile no. of 3863 School teachers collected and short messaging system introduced on every schooling days


Teachers have to make a SMS for informing no. of Students availing MDM in a particular day & no. of food items cooked for that day and also the no. of teachers tested the cooked food.


Facilitate Cook Cum Helpers with direct transfer of Honorarium to their Bank Accounts


More than 5.78 Lakhs students beneficiaries


District level & Block level Public Grievance Redressal & Monitoring System introduced.


    Development activities 


Boiled Milk

Supply of cow milk to all AWC children under all 6 Municipalities and 5 GP Areas



Health Drink

Supplementation of Nutrimix morning snacks in all AWCs.(Rest of Boiled Milk, Mishra Shuda, and Soya Milk coverage area)



(Mishra shuda) Supply by SHG

Bolpur, Dubrajpur, Rampurhat-I, Md. Bazar(yet to start),



Poustik Laddu Readymix’ power as THR(Take Home Ration) supplemented to the all Severely Malnourished (SM) children


Shishu Aloy


145 AWCs converted to Shisu Aloy Bolpur: 55, Others Block: 90(18X5), 500 AWCs will be converted to Shisu Aloy in 2015-16. Gradually all other AWCs will be converted to Shisu Aloy.

CDPOs, supervisor Training completed.

AWW Training ongoing


District Contact Details

District ICDS Cell,

1st Floor, Prashasan Bhaban,

Suri, Birbhum, PIN - 731101

e-mail: dpo[dot]icds[dot]brbm[at]gmail[dot]com

  CDPO Address Details, Birbhum ICDS
Sl. No Name of the Project CDPO Name E-mail id Address & Land line no.
1 Bolpur Mukteswar Thakur cdpo[dot]icds[dot]blpr[at]gmail[dot]com Bolpur College Road, Bolpur, Birbhum-731204              Ph. No.03463 252226
2 Duprajpur Anupam Biswas cdpo[dot]icds[dot]dbpr[at]gmail[dot]com Dubrajpur ICDS Project, Birbhum-731123   Ph. No 03462-244523
3 Illambazar Kalyani Sarkar cdpo[dot]icds[dot]ilbz[at]gmail[dot]com Sukhbazar, PO- Illambazar, Bolpur Road, Birbhum-731214  Ph. No.  03463-275264
4 Khayrasole Anupam Biswas cdpo[dot]icds[dot]kysl[at]gmail[dot]com Khoyrasole ICDS Project, Birbhum-731125  Ph. No. 03462-240209
5 Lavpur Mukteswar Thakur  (Addl. Chg) cdpo[dot]icds[dot]lvpr[at]gmail[dot]com Labpur ICDS Project, Birbhum-731303                        Ph. No. 03463-266266
6 Mayureswar-I Santi Kr. Bagdi cdpo[dot]icds[dot]myr1[at]gmail[dot]com Mayureswar-I ICDS Project,  Mollarpur, Birbhum-731216  Ph. No. 03461-262215
7 Mayureswar-II Santi Kr. Bagdi (Addl. Chg) cdpo[dot]icds[dot]myr2[at]gmail[dot]com Mayureswar-II ICDS Project, PO-Kotasur, Birbhum-731254     Ph. No 03462-235149
8 Md. Bazar Surojit Mukherjee cdpo[dot]icds[dot]mdbz[at]gmail[dot]com Md. Bazar Block Development Office, Patelnagar, Ph. No 03462-260881
9 Murarai-I Pallab Chakroborty(Addl. Chg) cdpo[dot]icds[dot]mrr2[at]gmail[dot]com Murarai Rural Hospital Compound, Murarai-I,  Birbhum-731219  h. o. 03465-252482
10 Murarai-II Pallab Chakroborty cdpo[dot]icds[dot]mrr1[at]gmail[dot]com  Murari-II ICDS Project, Paikar, Birbhum-731220           Ph. No.03463 252226
11 Nalhati-I Samsul Hoda cdpo[dot]icds[dot]nht1[at]gmail[dot]com Nalhati-I ICDS Project (NGO), Nalhati, Birbhum-731243  Ph. No. 03465-256273
12 Nalhati-II Arindam Mondal(addl. Chg) cdpo[dot]icds[dot]nht2[at]gmail[dot]com Nalhati-II ICDS Projects, Vill+PO-Lahapur, Birbhum-731237  Ph. No. 03462-257442
13 Nanoor Sailendra Nath Roy cdpo[dot]icds[dot]nnor[at]gmail[dot]com Nanoor ICDS Project, Birbhum-731301  Ph. No. 03463-241693
14 Rajnagar Md. Safiullha cdpo[dot]icds[dot]rjnr[at]gmail[dot]com Rajnagar ICDS Project, Rajnagar, Birbhum-731130  Ph. No. 03462-278114
15 Rampurhat-I Arindam Mondal cdpo[dot]icds[dot]rmt1[at]gmail[dot]com Near Irrigation Office, Nischintapur, PO-Rampurhat, Birbhum-731221  Ph. No. 03461-257976
16 Rampurhat-II Hafizuil isalm cdpo[dot]icds[dot]rmt2[at]gmail[dot]com Margarm More, PO-Rampurhat, Birbhum-731224  Ph. No. 03461-257976
17 Sainthia Bibhudan Majumdar cdpo[dot]icds[dot]snta[at]gmail[dot]com Collage Road, P.O.-Sainthia, Birbhum-731123                   Ph. No 03462-262350
18 Suri-I Dinabandhu Saha (Addl. Chg) cdpo[dot]icds[dot]sur1[at]gmail[dot]com Suri-I ICDS Project, Birbhum-731101   Ph. No. 03462-247202
19 Suri-II Dinabandhu Saha cdpo[dot]icds[dot]sur2[at]gmail[dot]com Vill+P.O.-Purandarpur, Dist.-Birbhum-731129  Ph. No. 03462-247202


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