April 16, 2022 7:52 am
The state government's women and child development (WCD) department launched it as a pilot project in November last year in six districts with high tribal population including Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Amravati, Jalna, Palghar and Nandurbar.
April 13, 2022 8:18 am
Civil society representatives have also protested for closing the entries in February without providing adequate publicity to the scheme.
February 02, 2022 6:26 am
However, an expert pointed out that not only had the ministry’s flagship Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0 programme not seen an increase in its budgetary allocation but the funds earmarked also failed to meet the pre-pandemic levels.
November 07, 2021 7:08 pm
Also, India has slipped to the 101st position in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021 of 116 countries, from its 2020 position of 94th and is behind its neighbours Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.
August 25, 2021 8:31 am
A ‘search operation’ is being conducted till August 31 to identify the children in the category of moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and severe acute malnutrition (SAM).
August 15, 2021 2:56 pm
A recent memorandum noted that all the officials had made a common plea in their replies that “the late attendance was due to Covid restrictions imposed on the public transport systems by the government i.e. metro, bus etc”.
July 18, 2021 7:27 am
In the tribal areas, all homes have two wooden poles fixed in the ground a metre apart, with a saree or bedsheet tied to the two poles serving as a cradle for newborn children.
May 27, 2021 2:54 am
These are some of the children district officials in Maharashtra have been able to reach out to after they lost either one or both parents to Covid-19, many within a short span.
May 18, 2021 9:26 am
Last week, the state began vaccinating patients who have identification proofs in Thane and Ratnagiri mental hospitals.
May 18, 2021 5:52 am
The Ministry has since issued such alerts regarding the matter on several instances.