CM's statement that state has witnessed decline in malnutrition came amid claims and counter-claims over yet-to-be released UNICEF’s Rapid Survey on Children.

JAIPUR: Awareness and use of Integrated Child and Development Services (ICDS) remains low among most mothers in the state.

Taking strong note of the failure of the maternal health schemes, the Delhi High Court has sought to know from the central and Delhi governments the measures they have taken in this regard.

The Public Accounts Committee (2014-15) present this Fourteenth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on `Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme’ based on C&AG Report No. 22 of 2012-13, Union Government (Civil) relating to the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

MUMBAI: Nearly 40% of deaths registered among girls (0 to 6 years) in the city between 2010 and 2014 have been due to lack of proper nutrition, revealed a central government report.

A recent Government survey found that one in four kids enrolled with the anganwadi centres across the country are underweight due to poor diet.

The National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013 combines and expands the scope of some existing food-based welfare schemes. It will be distributing raw rations, meal(s) and/or cash. Approximately 81.35 crore persons or 16.57 crore households are to benefit under the targeted public distribution system (TPDS) under the Act.

Donning the role of parents for the underprivileged, the cops in Amreli have adopted 110 malnourished children.

Despite substantial economic growth, India still has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world. Because of its large population, India is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children.

Can popular mobilisation activate accountability for hunger? In 2012, a group of researchers set out to explore this question through field research in four countries: Bangladesh, India, Kenya and Mozambique.