Malhotra passed grant of Rs. 20 lakh for construction of buildings of five anganwari centres and Rs. 10 lakh extra grant for basic infrastructure in the newly-built premises.
Meanwhile, she also ordered the authorities concerned to give grant of Rs. 45.45 lakh to anganwari centres as provided under the 13th finance commission.
Taking serious note of unsafe drinking water, Malhotra instructed district education authorities to make arrangements of installing reverse osmosis (RO) systems in all the government schools with cooperation of local panchayats and other non-government organisations.