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Kerala’s Kaval Plus programme

Department of Women & Child Development in Kerala has decided to expand Kaval Plus programme to five districts, after the success of this pilot project in two districts of Kerala. What is Kaval Plus Programme? It is an ambitious programme to lend holistic support to children in need of care & protection and to the ..

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Government to establish Women Helpline Centres in Foreign Countries

The Union Minister of Women & Child Development, Smriti Irani, in a reply to supplementary question in Rajya Sabha has replied that, the central government will soon establish a women helpline centres in foreign countries which will look after the distressed overseas residents. Highlights These Women Helpline Centres are being set up with the help ..

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The State of Young Child in India Report

The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu called for a well-strategized collective action on multiple fronts to ensure well-being of young children for India to take full advantage of demographic dividend. While releasing ‘The State of Young Child in India’ report, Vice President said Child development should be the foundation of our development architecture and ..

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Madhya Pradesh government to offer modern nursery education at anganwadis

The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to offer modern nursery education at anganwadis (or childcare centres ) on the lines of private nursery schools. Under this scheme, all the 97,000 anganwadis of the state would be covered. In the first phase, a nursery school has been opened at each anganwadi across 313 administrative blocks across ..

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Uttarakhand government launches Mukhyamantri Anchal Amrit Yojana

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has recently launched the free milk scheme “Mukhyamantri Anchal Amrit Yojana” for anganwadi children . Under the Amrit Yojana, flavored, sweet, skimmed milk powder will be made available to the 20,000 Anganwadi kendras across the state. Nearly 2.5 lakh children at 20,000 Anganwadi kendras in the state will be ..

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