JEYPORE: Anganwadi centres are facing debt crisis.

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has formally sent the proposed National Food Security bill to the government on behalf of the National Advisory Council (NAC) that she chairs.

Accepts To Cover 75% Rural, 50% Urban Population New Delhi: The government is set to accept the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council’s recommendation tocover 75% rural and50%urban population under a food security law,butwantstokeep the percentages outside the language of the Act itself.

Eight pregnant women enrolled under ICDS scheme also died last year, reveals RTI reply

As many as 775 children and eight pregnant women, enrolled in the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme of the Delhi government under which nutritious food and health facilities are provided to underprivileged women and children, died last year, a RTI reply says.
In a reply to an application un

Flouting court orders, the Yeddyurappa government is serving packaged food to kids, finds Imran Khan
Stomachs get filled but in the long run, malnutrition takes its toll on the kids

Disposal of napkins raised as a concern at consultative meet
TIRUCHI: Aiming to maximise sensitisation on menstrual hygiene management and integrate it with total sanitation, the Menstrual Hygiene Management Corporation (MHMC) decentralised its operations following the UNICEF-sponsored state-level annual consultative meeting at the Kalaiarangam Hall here on Sunday.

Ten regional chapters have b

Government to promote its use to tackle anaemia
The Union government will promote the use of iron fortified iodised salt (double fortified salt) to battle anaemia, one of the major causes of malnutrition, particularly among women and children.

To begin with, the Ministries dealing with food and nutrition programmes such as the Integrated Child Development Services and midday meal will make the

In a significant step that is likely to have a substantial impact on malnutrition levels in the country, the PM

PARADIP: Doubts are being raised by locals over functioning of the 58 Integrated Child Development Scheme centres that were opened in the district earlier this week.