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Odisha CM Launches services under 5T Initiative of WCD & Mission Shakti 

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WCD and Mission Shakti DeptOn February 25, 2021, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched several online services of the Department of Women & Child Development (WCD) & Mission Shakti (MS) under the 5T Initiatives.

Apps & Services 

Mo-Chhatua App’ 

  • For Real time monitoring & efficient supply chain management of Take Home Ration (Chhatua)


  • For Real-time monitoring of functioning creches (Children 0-3 years) track infrastructure and health & nutrition of every child.

Mo Sishu Portal’ 

  • An information management & monitoring system created exclusively for child protection services.  It will enable systematic report & centralized recording of cases related to Child protection by Enforcement agencies.


  • Citizen centric app & MIS (Management Information System) for registration of pregnant and lactating women for cash transfer of INR 5, 000 under MAMATA Flagship scheme.

‘E-manadeya’ portal 

  • For transfer of honorarium to 1, 34, 758 AWWs (Anganwadi Workers), mini Anganwadi workers & helpers.


WCD also entered into Technical Collaboration with several organisations & institutions. They are

WCD Collaboration with CFTRI 

  • WCD collaboration with CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute) for improving the quality of THR (Take Home Ration)
  • Test samples of THR & Hot Cooked Meals (HCMs)
  • Mentor THR producing Women Self Help Groups (WSHGs)

WCD Collaboration with ICMR-RMRC

  • WCD has collaborated with ICMR-RMRC (Indian Council of Medical Research-Regional Medical Research Centre) for conducting an annual nutrition survey to get an estimate of prevalence of maternal, child & adolescent undernutrition.
  • To track Progress in key nutrition indicators.
  • Create awareness at community level on various services & entitlements provisioned for them.

WCD & MS Department collaboration with UNICEF

  • To strengthen the structures & capacities of Odisha State Child Protection Society (OSCPS).
  • For developing Standard Operating Procedures for Child Protection Scheme.

WCD Collaboration with United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP) 

  • For improving the quality of THR, and integrating staples into THR.
  • To bring Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) for improving nutrition practices.

Recent Related News:

i.December 25, 2020, The Department of School and Mass Education, Government of Odisha in collaboration with  United Nations Children’s Fund(UNICEF), launched a new career portal – Odisha career portal – for secondary and higher secondary students.

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