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Plea on Food for All to be heard in Supreme Court

The Indian Supreme Court is currently evaluating a petition which requests the government to frame a law which will aim to provide food to the entire Indian population. What has happened? A petition requesting the government to examine the concept of state-funded community kitchens to feed the poor and hungry has been accepted for consideration ..


Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro win World Food Prize 2018

The 2018 World Food Prize will be awarded to two men who have dedicated their careers to improving the availability of nutritious food for pregnant women and children in an effort to reduce the effects of malnutrition in developing countries. These are Dr. Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro. Both will split the $250,000 award ..


Zero Hunger Programme

On occasion of World Food Day (October 16), India’s ambitious Zero Hunger Programme through interventions in farm sector launched with focus on agriculture, nutrition and health in a symbiotic manner was launched. The programme consists of organisations of farming system for nutrition, setting up genetic gardens for bio-fortified plants and initiation of ‘Zero hunger training. ..


National Policy for Children 2012 by Ministry of Women and Child Development

The National Policy for Children 2012 has recently been drafted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The revised draft policy reiterates the government’s obligation towards children and to take on new challenges, seeking to realize the full potential of children’s rights throughout the country.  As per the new draft policy: A child is ..