16 children fall ill after eating contaminated porridge

Sixteen children fell ill after eating contaminated porridge at a childcare (anganwadi) centre here on Friday.

HP govt to contribute to workers' bank accounts under APY

The Himachal Pradesh government would make a contribution of at least Rs 1000 per annum for the next three years in the accounts of workers under Atal Pension Yojna (APY).

Address malnutrition and infant mortality rate issues: Rajasthan minister

Rajasthan's Women and Child Development Minister Anita Bhadel has asked the anganwadi workers to work with full dedication to address the "serious" issues of malnutrition, maternal and infant mortality rate.

One in four anganwadi kids malnourished, govt plans remedial steps

Over eight crore children aged up to six years who are enrolled in Anganwadis can now look forward to more nutritious food with the government initiating corrective steps after it was found that one in every four children at these centres was malnourished.

File status report on vacancies of anganwadi workers

Madras High Court today directed Puducherry government to file a status report on existing vacancies and the time from within which they have to be filled with regard to anganwadi workers on a PIL filed in this regard.

Six arrested for raping minor tribal girls in Kerala

Six persons including a father and son have been arrested for allegedly raping three minor girls of a tribal hamlet for over a period of several months in Wayanad district, police said on Tuesday.

CAG report exposes BJP's record in Gujarat: Congress leader

Congress on Thursday targeted BJP over a CAG report on the 'total sanitation campaign' of Gujarat Government in the name of Swachh Bharat campaign.

Haryana polls: EC to take spl steps to check bogus voting

Special arrangements will be put in place for the Assembly elections on October 15 in Haryana to prevent bogus voting, officials have said.

Anganwadi workers seek raise in salaries

Anganwadi Workers and helpers across India on Friday asked Narendra Modi government to enhance their remuneration and review their working conditions.

Anganwadi workers court arrest demanding revised payscale

Demanding implementation of the revised payscale and other benefits assured by the central government, thousands of anganwadi workers courted arrest here, sources said.

Anganwadi workers, helpers stage demonstration in J&K

A large number of anganwadi workers and helpers on Wednesday staged a demonstration here in support of their demands including enhancement of their remuneration and payment of minimum wages.

Malnourished children to get special diet in 60 priority districts

The government on Thursday announced that a special diet will be provided to malnourished children in all the 60 priority districts under the Sneha Shivir scheme at a cost of Rs 150 crore during the 12th Plan period.

`Substandard food being distributed by anganwadis’

A CAG audit has said that substandard food was being distributed by Anganwadi centres in at least three states.

Govt told to hike budget for child health, nutrition

The current allocation to tackle child health and nutrition, giving Rs.4 per child in an anganwadi centre, is too low, say experts, recommending a hike in Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) expenditure in the upcoming budget.

Govt told to hike budget for child health, nutrition

The current allocation to tackle child health and nutrition, giving Rs.4 per child in an anganwadi centre, is too low, say experts, recommending a hike in Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) expenditure in the upcoming budget.

Children in Anganwadi to get new food programme

A new food programme would be
introduced for children in Anganwadi Kendras in Karnataka
keeping in view local tastes and habits.