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

Launching the “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” scheme on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi denounced the practice of female foeticide, saying such discrimination reflects “mental illness” and displa

The said there were 991 females to 1,000 males in Chhattisgarh.

Sex ratio in Chhattisgarh is highest among all the states in the country with women taking lead to have a greater share.

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi announced a Rs. 1-crore award on Tuesday for any innovative village attaining a balanced sex ratio.

Proportion of children underweight fell from 45.1 % in 2005-06 to 30.1 % in 2013-14

Union minister for women and child development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi on Monday laid stress on putting in place a comprehensive time bound action plan in the form of “National Nutrition Mission” to ta

Maneka Sets 2-Yr Deadline For Implementation

Union minister for women and child development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi is all set to propose to ban junk food from school canteens and substituting it with healthy options.

Indore district still has 2,192 'severely malnourished' children.

The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme could become a lucrative monopoly of contractors and packaged food manufacturers with the Women and Child Development Ministry sticking to it