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Apply In-Person:

  1. To Apply for Anganwadi (Child Care) Training Centers (AWTC), the applicant has to approach their state Integrated Child Development Services Link
  2. An application form will be provided to the applicant by the concerned officer.
  3. The applicant has to fill in all the necessary details in the application form. (Incomplete applications are not accepted)
  4. Make sure that the applicant has attached all the necessary documents that are mentioned in the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  5. The applicant has to attach the photocopies of the required documents along with the application form while submitting.
  6. Submit all the documents with the completed form to the concerned officer.
  7. The applicant has to pay the prescribed fee as requested by the authority.
  8. After receiving the application, the concerned authority will check the submitted application and document set. If all are in place, the application will be accepted.
  9. An acknowledgment receipt will be provided. Please save it for future reference.
  10. Then the application will be processed further. All the updates on the application status will be sent via SMS to the applicant’s mobile number.
  11. If required, the department will conduct the physical inspection of the premises/area to make sure, that the said premises/area doesn’t fall under the restricted zone for issuance of a license.
  12. Based on the outcome of the above report, recommendation, and other internal processing, the designated authority will grant the license with his/her seal and signature.
  13. The license will be hand delivered, sent through post to the address mentioned while applying, or issued as per applicable norms.
  14. This entire process can be completed in 30- 60 days or as per the timeline advised by the respective department authority.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Statement of details of Training Centre
  • Bye-laws
  • List of office bearers
  • List of staff
  • Infrastructure details
  • Document for Electrical connection (if available)
  • Details of Fund handled during the last three years (Provide photocopies of the Balance sheet, Receipt and Payments, Income and Expenditure A/c, etc.)
  • Experience in Implementing projects with financial assistance from Govt./donor agencies (Provide details)
  • Details of infrastructure facilities for the proposed Training center as per guidelines of Govt. of India

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Women and Child Development Department, Maharashtra
3rd Floor, New Administrative Building
Madam Kama Road,
Hutatma Rajguru Chowk,
Mumbai - 400032,
Maharashtra, India
Website link
Contact link



  • Any firm/organization that intends to start an Anganwadi (Child Care) Training Center (AWTC) is eligible to make this application.


  • The fee for this procedure has to be paid as per the authority’s request.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links


Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time[edit]

  • This entire process can be completed in 30- 60 days or as per the timeline advised by the respective department authority.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
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Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
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  • Applicants must complete the application form before submitting it. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Applicants must provide genuine information while applying for this procedure.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name of Govt./Non-Govt./Volunteer Organisation
  • Year of the establishment. Reg. No. & Date
  • Full postal address with Pin Code, Fax No.
  • Does the Govt./Non-Govt./Volunteer Organization have any other branch/Office (Specify location)
  • Details of Hostel facilities:
    • No. of bedrooms, size, No. of bathrooms/toilet facilities:
    • Size of classroom/office room/kitchen/dining room facilities.
  • Details of Library facilities
    • Size of room
    • Seating capacity
    • No. of Racks
  • Availability of furniture (Provide details)
  • Source of water supply/drinking water facility
  • Distance from nearest hospital/nearest bus stop
  • Distance from Panchayat office and Block Office
  • Name & address of the proposed Anganwadi Training Centre Building
  • Whether the institution is running any other Anganwadi Training Centre in the State (If yes, provide details)
  • Give the name of any two agencies and their respective address for reference purposes.


Need for the Document[edit]

  • The Anganwadi center provides basic health care. It is a part of the Indian public healthcare system. Basic health-care activities include contraceptive counseling and supply, nutrition education and supplementation, as well as pre-school activities.
  • Any person or organisation who wants to start an Anganwadi (Child Care) Training Center (AWTC) has to apply for the same to provide the service legally.

Information which might help[edit]

Anganwadi Services objectives,

  • Supplementary nutrition
  • Pre-school non-formal education
  • Nutrition & health education
  • Immunization
  • Health check-up
  • Referral services are provided to the targeted beneficiaries i.e., all children below 6 years, Pregnant Women, and Lactating Mothers.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • To improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age group 0-6 years.
  • To lay the foundation for proper psychological, physical and social development of the child.
  • To reduce the incidence of mortality, morbidity, malnutrition, and school dropout
  • To achieve effective co-ordination of policy and implementation amongst the various departments to promote child development; and
  • To enhance the capability of the mother to look after the normal health and nutritional needs of the child through proper nutrition and health education.

External Links[edit]

For more information link


Required Physical Facilities for the Proposed Anganwadi Training Centre
The AWTCs should have the physical infrastructure to effectively organize the training of AWWs and this would include a hostel to accommodate 50 persons, a dining hall, kitchen, bathroom, toilets, recreation room, library, classrooms, office rooms, etc.


  • Ideally, the hostel should have 12 rooms of 12’x12’ with cross ventilation. Trainees should be provided with beds made of iron. Niwar, jute, etc. Each room should have two tables and two chairs. Some storage space to keep personal belongings if rooms are not available there should be 3-4 big-size dormitories.
  • A minimum of five toilets and five bathrooms near the rooms.


  • The kitchen should be big enough (a room measuring 10’x10’) or more with facilities for cooking keeping cooked food and drinking water. It should be provided with a shelf for keeping vessels. The dining hall should be adjacent to the kitchen.
  • Food for trainees should be prepared in a common kitchen. Trainees may either manage the entire kitchen by themselves or the training center may arrange to run the mess for them.

Class Room

  • The training center should have a spacious and well-ventilated classroom to accommodate 50 trainees. I should have a big-size blackboard and facilities for projection of films/slides, display of program schedule, growth charts, posters, etc. relevant to the training of AWW. The trainees should be provided with tables and chairs or desks.

Staff and Office Rooms

  • The training centers should have two room-one for the Principal/Chief instructor and the other for instructors and office staff with suitable arrangements for the portion meant for the academic and office staff.