Port Blair, March 4: The Member of Parliament, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray has been taking up the issue of hike in Honorarium to the Anganwadi Workers and Helpers of the Union Territory through his several letters and communications with the Lt. Governor , concerned Ministries of GOI and also took the issue in the floor of the Lok Sabha since the year 2009.

“Now it is a matter of happiness and gratitude that the A&N Administration has approved the enhancement of Honorarium of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers w.e.f. 1st March 2013 @ Rs. 5000/- and Rs. 3000/- respectively. I express my sincere gratitude to the Hon’ble Lt. Governor for the same”, said the MP in a communication.