Child Development Services
Jharkhand  /  Published 23.05.21

Steps to mitigate lockdown effect

Jharkhand chief secretary Sukhdev Singh has directed officials to ensure that work under various government schemes are not hampered due to lack of funds and that allotment should be made immediately ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.21

Cuts deep: Union Budget 2021-22

The Union budget is not merely a dossier of government income and expenditure. Its importance lies in it being a concrete representation of a government’s vision for the growth of the nation and...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 04.02.21

Budget for nutrition scheme shrinks

Deepa Sinha, an activist, said: “Children have once again been neglected in the budget. Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan, which are together a bigger scheme than only the Anganwadi scheme, have rece...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.20

Step in: upgrading anganwadis

It is an unfortunate country in which many feel compelled to doubt the government’s motives even in a move towards improvement. In Uttar Pradesh, 500 anganwadis will be upgraded jointl...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.20

Far From Child’s Play

The paradoxes chasing school education in India have still not been resolved. By 2017, Indian children’s enrolment at the lowest levels of school matched that of developed countries. That seemed a k...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 10.06.20

Young minds in dark times

With the declaration of Covid-19 as a pandemic on March 12 following the rapid spread of the coronavirus across the world, several countries announced the closure of schools even before lockdown. The ...
By Sabir Ahamed

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.19

Truant tablets fail to check anaemia

More than 60 per cent adolescent girls in the state suffer from iron deficiency and anaemia, a survey conducted on behalf of the Union health and family welfare ministry has revealed.The 2015-16 Natio...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.19

Lean budgets, thin children

The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey was recently released by the ministry of health and family welfare. While the progress in reducing stunting (short stature or low height-for-age) is encoura...
By Chandrika Singh

West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.20

1,000kg ration rice seized

About 1,000kg of rice meant for public distribution system was seized on Friday from two godowns where they had been stored for illegal sale, police said.The godowns, in separate locations in central ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.19

Sham meal: Officials should be held accountable

Sir — A cruel joke was played on a few pregnant women on the occasion of Supushti Diwas, held under the Integrated Child Development Services in Santipur. They were asked to sit in turns before a su...
By The Telegraph


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