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Saturday, October 24, 2020



Eggs or not: Why is Madhya Pradesh debating anganwadi meals again?

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.

Maharashtra: Anganwadi workers to give Take Home Ration

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.

Delhi: Anganwadis on pause, govt decision this week

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.

Now, a mobile helpline to book anganwadi visits in Chandigarh

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.

Chandigarh: Two mobile Anganwadi vans launched to feed kids of construction workers

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.

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

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.

For want of an egg

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.

In the offing: Tablets, training for anganwadi workers

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.

Focus on anganwadis as Delhi govt plans pre-primary push

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.

Tirunelveli collector sets precedent by sending daughter to Anganwadi centre

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.