ICDS Current Affairs, GK & News

Anganwadi beneficiaries dropped by 2 crores in 7 years

As per data submitted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in the Parliament, the number of beneficiaries under the government’s Anganwadi programme has declined in the number of by nearly two crores. Highlights There were some 10.45 crore pregnant women, lactating mothers and children aged six months to six years who were enrolled ..

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Tackling Anaemia

Even though India has was to dramatically reduce the number of people living in extreme poverty from 306 million people living on less than $1.90 (on a PPP basis) a day in 2011 to 48 million today, it is puzzling to see why it has been unable to show a similar dynamism in its record ..

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POSHAN Abhiyaan: India inks $200 million loan agreement with World Bank

The Union Government has signed $200 million loan agreement with World Bank for National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan) for 315 districts across all states and union territories. The loan proceeds will be used for reducing stunting in children 0-6 years of age from 38.4% to 25% by 2022 under POSHAN Abhiyaan. POSHAN Abhiyaan POSHAN Abhiyaan ..

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Integrated Child Development Sevices Programme

The Integrated Child Development Sevices Programme aims at providing services to pre-school children in an integrated manner so as to ensure proper growth and development of children in rural, tribal and slum areas. ICDS is a centrally sponsored scheme. Launched on 2nd October 1975 in 33 Community Development Blocks, ICDS today represents one of the ..

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