4. Amenities

(i) Cool and wholesome drinking water should be available for the children and the staff of the Creche. Children below 2 years of age should be fed with at least 1/2 pint of pure milk per child per day. Children above 2 years of age should be given wholesome refreshments.

(ii) Convenient and suitable arrangements should be made for the working mothers to feed their children below 2 years of age during the intervals.

(iii) There shall be a kitchen attached to the Creche with utensils and other facilities for boiling milk and preparing refreshments, etc.

(iv) The children as well as the staff of the Creche should be provided with suitable uniforms for wear at the Creche.

(v) There should be a suitable bathroom adjoining the Creche for the washing of the children and for changing their clothes. Wash-basins or similar vessels should also be provided at the rate of one for every four children. There should be arrangements for supply of water at the rate of 5 gallons per child per day. Adequate supply of clean towels and soap should be available at the Creche.

(vi) Adjoining the bathroom there shall be a latrine for the exclusive use of the Children in the Creche. The number of seats in the latrine shall be at the rate of one for every 15 children. Separate latrines should be maintained for the use of mothers and Creche staff at a distance of not less than 50 ft from the Creche.

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