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Smriti Irani visits ICDS centre in Dharavi, homes of scheme beneficiaries

September 07, 2021 10:29 am

Smriti Irani is in Mumbai, as a part of various targeted outreach activities under POSHAN Maah 2021, under the Central Government’s Poshan Abhiyaan.

Poshan card to ensure uninterrupted nutrition to pregnant women, children during migration

July 06, 2021 10:28 am

Maharashtra's Women and Child Development (WCD) minister Yashomati Thakur said two cards, green and pink, have been introduced specifically for migrants to map their movement and continue with their nutrition.

Over 55% didn’t get nutrition under ICDS in 159 Jharkhand blocks: Survey

July 06, 2021 7:09 am

Under the ICDS Scheme children between the age of 6 months to 6 years and pregnant and lactating women are provided Supplementary Nutrition, Pre-school non-formal education, Nutrition and health education, Immunization, Health check-up and referral services through Anganwadi services as well as through Health Department.

Probe into 3 national capital hunger deaths fudged details to cover up: Delhi govt

March 05, 2019 7:37 am

The Indian Express has learnt that two inquiry reports into the issue, prepared by Women and Child Development Department, were allegedly riddled with falsities, prompting Sisodia to lash out at the department’s secretary over what he termed a “fraud”.

ICDS claims no ‘hospitalisation’ due mid-day meal in last five years

August 19, 2015 1:32 am

The ICDS has been sourcing supply from the same dealer and it was only this year that four districts reported “bad-quality chikki”, Singal said.

57% seats reserved for poor children lie vacant in pvt schools

November 24, 2014 5:22 am

This year, for the academic session 2014-15, the number was increased by 13,000 making it to total 18,300

‘11% of kids under five in state underweight’

February 12, 2014 12:24 am

State government releases latest malnutrition figures on the basis of survey under ICDS.

Rise in number of undernourished children: Report

August 12, 2013 12:48 am

According to data from surveys conducted by the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS),the number of severely undernourished children in Dharavi has seen a slight rise over the past three years

Plan to involve Health,HRD in WCD schemes

October 05, 2012 1:41 am

With an outlay of Rs 117,707 crore for women and child development,including Rs 108,503 crore for flagship nutrition programme ICDS,the 12th plan document stresses on the need for convergent action across ministries

Malnourished kids up in slums,but civic hospitals draw a blank

July 18, 2012 12:42 am

‘Officials were either not on duty or not available when sick children were taken to civic hospitals’