A Study of Opinions of Anganvadi Workers and Helpers of Lakhtar Block towards Pre-School Education

  • Gayatriben Jitendrakumar Dave Research Scholar(Ph.D.) Registration No.14ED701002 C.U.Shah University, Wadhwan, Dist.Surendranagar.
  • Sangitaben Shrivastav
Keywords: Anganwadi workers, opinions, ICDS Scheme, Right to Education Act-2009, Pre-School Education, Pre Primary Education, Non formal Education.


Pre-School Education is non-formal education. Underlying  the Right to Education Act-2009, period of  3 to 6 years of children for pre school education  has been fixed.  This study was conducted at Lakhtar Block  in order to study the opinions of Anganvadi Workers And Helpers Towards Pre-School Education.30 Anganwadi workers and 25 Helper of Lahhtar  Block of Surendranagar district were selected as a sample of the study by using random sampling technique. Self constructed opinionnaire was used as a tool to collect the required data. 't-test' statistical technique was used for data analysis. It is concluded that The 'area' effect is seen on the opinions of the anganwadis workers and the helpers towards  pre-primary education. Anganwadis in the interior are also visited periodically and They are provided with necessary guidance As well If training for the development of anganwadis continuous So these anganwadis can also be developed.


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