Ampersand Group successfully concludes digital intervention, development across Nashik Anganwadis


Ampersand Group’s intervention in the Anganwadis in Nashik was brought to a successful
conclusion after they initiated the pilot project in 2018 with the Ministry of Women & Child
Development (MWCD) under the public-private partnership (PPP) model to operate and manage 25
Anganwadis. The project had about 25 Anganwadi teachers and as many helpers who were trained that impacted over 750 students aged between three-six for the past two years. The initiative by Ampersand Group helped modernise the Anganwadis through tech-enabled classrooms, state-of-the-art lesson plans and modern curriculum which was curated by a team of experts, academicians and pedagogical specialists. During the lockdown imposed due to a surge in Covid-19 cases, the Anganwadis’ teachers ensured
that all students were updated with their syllabus by providing them with curriculum and were
monitored at regular intervals. In addition, several important occasions like Teacher’s Day, Children’s
Day and Christmas were celebrated by the students and teachers alike posting messages on social
Shri. Chandrasekhar Pagare, Child Development Project Officer, Ministry of Women & Child
Development, Nashik said, “We are very impressed by the changes brought in the Anganwadis with
the help of technology. Upskilling of teachers is a very important aspect especially at the
foundational stages of education. We have observed significant improvement in the levels of
learning by the students which has reflected on the enrolments.”


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