Chenchu tribe children suffer from malnutrition
Children belonging to Chenchu tribe in the district suffer from malnutrition owing to lack of proper diet. The tribe is deprived of basic amenities such as clothing and medical facilities too. Chenchu tribal families are living in Nagayalanka, Avanigadda, Pedana, Gudur, Machilipatnam and other places in the district. Recent study team of Labour Department officials identified that Chenchu tribal families are neglected a lot and their children are suffering from malnutrition. On the occasion of International Child Rights Day on November 20, the team had been organizing various programmes to sensitise people on child rights.