September 16, 2020 2:01 pm
Madhya Pradesh is one of the worst affected states by malnourishment, with the state’s tribal population worst affected. The lockdown has disrupted various government schemes for providing nutrition.
March 22, 2020 2:52 am
There are nearly one lakh anganwadi and mini-anganwadi centres in the state, and two lakh anganwadi workers, who, under ICDS, are provided benefits including free and nutritious meals to children, supplementary nutrition, healthcare and pre-school education.
March 15, 2020 3:56 am
There are over 9,000 anganwadi centres across the city, with varying numbers of beneficiaries. Children between 3-6 years of age are provided snacks and a hot cooked meal, while younger children, pregnant women and lactating or nursing mothers are provided take-home rations.
January 04, 2020 2:17 pm
Currently, the Poshan Abhiyan helpline number which is 1800-1800-2244, operates between 9 am and 5 pm on weekdays. An anganwadi supervisor attends the helpline throughout the week and attends all inquiries made by beneficiaries via telephone.
November 29, 2019 3:54 am
The ‘Poshan Abhiyaan’ envisages earmarking funds for the development and implementation of innovations and pilots particularly showing the convergent nutrition action to achieve one or more desirable nutritional result.
July 13, 2019 8:19 am
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.
June 09, 2019 7:06 am
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.
March 13, 2019 1:49 am
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.
March 08, 2019 1:14 am
Three agencies provide early childhood education in the city — pre-primary classes in government schools cater to 28,000 children.
January 09, 2019 9:40 pm
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.
Inside Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh's mehendi ceremony