Anganwadi News

Delhi: Reports flag issues with food supply to city’s anganwadis

A letter from the District Officer, North West 1 to the Deputy Director of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), which runs anganwadi centres, records the findings of a visit to a kitchen which supplies food to 115 anganwadi centres under the Prem Nagar ICDS project.

For want of an egg

Served his own egg, a three-year-old pleading an anganwadi worker in Murshidabad for his mother’s share was allegedly scalded with khichdi by her.


In the offing: Tablets, training for anganwadi workers

A set of recommendations was submitted by a sub-committee on pre-school education to the State Advisory Council (SAC) on Right to Education, and have been approved for implementation.

Focus on anganwadis as Delhi govt plans pre-primary push

Three agencies provide early childhood education in the city — pre-primary classes in government schools cater to 28,000 children.

Tirunelveli collector sets precedent by sending daughter to Anganwadi centre

A 2009 batch IAS officer, Shilpa Prabhakar Satish is the first woman Collector of this district and bats for anganwadis, saying they are "integrated child development areas" that keep track of the children's health.

101 ‘hub-centres’ launched: Bigger anganwadi centres have kids, workers upbeat

With 101 such hub-centres inaugurated earlier this week, the idea is to combine resources, workers and helpers from three-four anganwadi centres to create a larger ‘mohalla playschool.


Anganwadi officers diverted to WCD dept, Manish Sisodia orders action

Ideally, there should be one CDPO heading each of the 95 projects.

Start at the Beginning

Delhi-based architecture firm, Morphogenesis, has put together a handbook on constructing anganwadis, after researching several such day-care centres across the city.

Root of India’s malnutrition problem: the underpaid Anganwadi worker

Since the first Anganwadi Centres were started in 1975 as part of the Integrated Child Development Services programme, India’s per capita income has grown nearly 12 times and the country also has the world’s fourth largest number of billionaires.

Surat: Five-year-old dies 3 days after being given MR vaccine

The girl’s family members alleged that she died due to high fever, which started after the vaccine was administered to her by ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activists) workers.