Creches for Women Government Employees
Grih Kalyan Kendra (GKK) has been administering Crèche Centres in its Samaj Sadans and Government quarters at various locations in Delhi/NCR for women Government employees.
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 3470
ANSWERED ON: 16.03.2018
(a)whether crèches are available for women government employees in or near their workplace in Delhi;
(b)if so, the details thereof indicating number of such crèches which are functioning at present in Delhi, location-wise ;and
(c)whether the Government proposes to construct more such crèches in Delhi and if so, the details and locations thereof ?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
(DR. VIRENDRA KUMAR)
(a): Grih Kalyan Kendra (GKK) is a registered Society working under the aegis of Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT). The Society has been administering Crèche Centres in its Samaj Sadans and Government quarters at various locations in Delhi/NCR for women Government employees. Besides, GKK has also provided staff i.e. Crèche Teachers and Attendants to Income Tax Department, OIDB and Lok Sabha Secretariat for Crèche Centres opened by them in their office premises.
(b): The details of 11 Crèche Centres being run by the GKK in Delhi/NCR are as under:-
(i) Lodhi Colony, (ii) PragatiVihar Hostel, (iii) Andrews Ganj, (iv) Peshwa Road, (v) R.K. Puram, Sector- I (vi) R.K. Puram, Sector- III, (vii) R.K. Puram, Sector- V, (viii) R.K. Puram, Sector- IX, (ix) Timarpur, (x) Shastri Bhawan and (xi) Faridabad.
(c): No such proposal is presently under consideration for opening of new Crèche Centre by the Grih Kalyan Kendra (GKK). However, Department of WCD, Govt. of NCT Delhi has informed that in response to the request from Staff of Delhi Secretariat, the Department is in the process of opening an Anganwadi cum Crèche at Delhi Secretariat. Once the construction work is completed by the PWD Department the same may be opened.