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Delhi Govt Raises Monthly Honorarium & Allowance Of Anganwadi Workers

Delhi Govt Raises Monthly Honorarium & Allowance Of Anganwadi Workers

Till now, Anganwadi workers were paid Rs 9,678 as honorarium and Rs 200 as communication allowance for maintaining mobile phones. 

24 February 2022
No Pay And False Promises: Watch The Plight Of Delhi's Anganwadi Workers

No Pay And False Promises: Watch The Plight Of Delhi's Anganwadi Workers

The Anganwadi workers alleged that they have been deprived of their minimum wage and held the AAP government accountable for making false promises over the...

11 February 2022

Malnutrition Among Children And Pregnant Women: Elected Women Representatives To The Rescue

Seventh September 2021 marked the initiation of the Poshan Maah – a month of outreach and awareness activities under the Government of India’s flagship...

Ensuring Nutrition Security For Women And Children During The Pandemic

Ensuring Nutrition Security For Women And Children During The Pandemic

Improving maternal and child nutrition is a high priority for the government. The POSHAN Abhiyan, India’s flagship programme to tackle under-nutrition, has...

21 July 2021

Strengthening A Nutrition Sensitive Approach In Agriculture In India

The urban and rural population in India still faces nutrition linked health concerns due to a non-balanced diet. Let's take a look at how various...

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19 April 2021
Anemia: Consequence Of Intergenerational Malnutrition

Anemia: Consequence Of Intergenerational Malnutrition

A UNICEF report states that over 80 percent of adolescents suffer from ‘hidden hunger’. The goal is to meet the intergenerational nutrition gap through...


12 April 2021
The greater need to make infant and young child feeding practices effective

The greater need to make infant and young child feeding practices effective

Nutrition deficiency in the first two years leads to the risk of developing chronic diseases later in life. Here are some measures to avoid that.


20 March 2021
NFHS-5: Striding Ahead, India Needs A Greater Focus On Its Children

NFHS-5: Striding Ahead, India Needs A Greater Focus On Its Children

The war against child malnutrition can be won only with the help of data.


16 March 2021
Gauri And I: A Grandmother’s Tale

Gauri And I: A Grandmother’s Tale

Renuka Korwate recounts how an Angawadi didi changed her entire family’s attitude towards children


12 March 2021
ICDS And Mid-Day Meal Scheme To Provide Fortified Rice From April

ICDS And Mid-Day Meal Scheme To Provide Fortified Rice From April

About 65 per cent of India's population consumes rice as a staple food. Fortification of rice is a cost-effective and complementary strategy to increase...


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13 March 2021
How Anganwadi Workers Changed The Lives Of Women And Children In Haryana

How Anganwadi Workers Changed The Lives Of Women And Children In Haryana

The tireless efforts of the Anganwadi workers and the officials of the women and child development department are bringing in significant improvement in the...


04 March 2021
Lata Hole: Babhulgaon’s Agent Of Change

Lata Hole: Babhulgaon’s Agent Of Change

The Anganwadi supervisor and teacher from Maharashtra is known as the great grandmother of the district’s frontline workers


27 February 2021
Technology And Social Distancing: How Some Anganwadi Workers Coped With The COVID-19 Pandemic

Technology And Social Distancing: How Some Anganwadi Workers Coped With The COVID-19 Pandemic

Five Anganwadi workers explain how they used a mixture of technology and common sense while teaching new mothers the techniques and importance of breastfeeding...


24 February 2021
How Sorrow United This Aurangabad Family

How Sorrow United This Aurangabad Family

Young Krishna’s mother died of sickle-cell anaemia within a week of his birth. This is his grandmother’s story


05 February 2021
Right To Food Campaign Says Union Budget 2021-22 Ignored Women And Children 

Right To Food Campaign Says Union Budget 2021-22 Ignored Women And Children 

The demands of the outfit include universalization of PDS, hot cooked meals for children under three years and pregnant and lactating women, minimum wages...


01 February 2021
New Programme To Address Malnutrition In Rajasthan

New Programme To Address Malnutrition In Rajasthan

The multi-pronged programme will improve the nutritional quality of Take-Home Ration served to children, pregnant and lactating mothers


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01 February 2021
Optimise Supplementary Nutrition Programme’s Take Home Ration Component: Niti Aayog

Optimise Supplementary Nutrition Programme’s Take Home Ration Component: Niti Aayog

There is a scope for public-private partnerships and a role for private business engagement in improving nutrition outcomes


17 December 2020
The Family Health Survey And Some Food For Thought

The Family Health Survey And Some Food For Thought

Can our policymakers revisit and redesign the government nutrition programmes to obtain results?


27 October 2020
A New Look At Take Home Rations

A New Look At Take Home Rations

Dr Rajan Sankar of Tata Trusts and Kalpana Beesabathuni of Sight and Life on ways to improve the THR programme.


19 October 2020
The Magic Of Mother's Milk

The Magic Of Mother's Milk

How the intervention of an ASHA worker in Udaipur helped a newborn boy with very low weight get a new lease of life


16 October 2020
Army Of Preraks Strives To Make India Malnutrition Free

Army Of Preraks Strives To Make India Malnutrition Free

Swasth Bharat Prerak Programme by Tata Trusts is aimed at elevating nutrition levels across 287 districts in India, one life at a time


14 October 2020
Nutritional Needs, Food Security To Strengthen India's Backbone

Nutritional Needs, Food Security To Strengthen India's Backbone

ChildFund's program 'MACHAN' is a holistic program to adress key issues like, malnutrition, mother and child health, new-born care, and adolescent nutrition.


11 October 2020
When It Comes To Nutrition, Mamta Matters

When It Comes To Nutrition, Mamta Matters

The story of Mamta, a 25-year-old mother from a village in Barmer, Rajasthan, who found help from an NGO--called Mamta.


07 October 2020
For Overall Health, Focus On Nutrition Must Be A Sustainable Habit

For Overall Health, Focus On Nutrition Must Be A Sustainable Habit

Even though Nutrition Month is over, and we are stepping into the festive season next month, it is important that we continue to focus on what we eat....


30 September 2020
The Impact Of Covid-19 On Children, Adolescents Health

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Children, Adolescents Health

India alone accounts for 46.6 million stunted children, 97 million are anaemic and undernourished.


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