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Govt launches programme to battle anaemia among teenagers

Around 11.2 crore adolescents across the country will be given iron and folic acid supplements to reduce nutritional anaemia under a programme launched by the Health Ministry today.

Budget 2013: Integrated Child Development's funds enhanced by 11.7 %

The Women and Child Development ministry's Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) has been allocated Rs 17,700 crore in the budget for the year 2013-14 which is an 11.7 percent increase over the fund alloted in the previous year.