Social Welfare, Women and Child Development Minister Louise Marandi addressing a programme on ‘Nutrition’ on Tuesday said that a collective approach is required to eradicate the problem of malnutri

Jhunjhunu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s penchant for acronyms was once again on show at the launch of nutrition mission in Jhunjhunu on Thursday.

The State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) has asked the government to impose a ban on the sale and serving of junk food in school canteens and around 200 meter area of the schools

In a letter to Chief Secretary S Ramaswamy, SCPCR Chairman Yogendra Khanduri spoke on the harmful effects of junk food and asked him to ensure its sale was banned within 200 metres of schools.

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government has banned the sale of junk food in school canteens.

Some of the items that the government has strictly asked schools to ban from their canteens include chips, ice lollies, sherbats, gulab jamun, noodles, pizza, burger, and pani puri, among others

Defending the Centre, Javadekar stated that taking such a decision was not the Centre’s prerogative, adding the Environment Ministry acted as per the law.

For the second year in a row, the Modi government has reduced fund available to child health interventions, with a massive cut — from Rs. 15,483.77 crore last year to Rs.

The plans come a year after the health ministry got the administrative responsibility for RSBY from the Ministry of Labour, which launched it in 2008.

Visakhapatnam: Parents are now perplexed about what to pack in the lunch box for their children following the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) direction to all schools affiliated to it

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