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West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.21

Bengal: more children poorly fed in pandemic

 A recent survey by the women and child development department has revealed that the number of children suffering from malnutrition has increased twofold during the closure of ICDS (Integrated Ch...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Millets once a week in school meal

The Centre has asked the states to introduce millet-based recipes in the meals served at government and aided schools to children up to Class VIII. School education secretary Anita Karwal and agricul...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.21

Model that ignores messy truth of citizens’ lives

The Indian government has taken umbrage at the Global Hunger Index ranking India 101st among 116 countries, below Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan, with the world’s highest child wasting rate amon...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.09.21

Open nutrition centres: Villagers

“Almost half (45.3%) of Jharkhand’s children below the age of five are stunted, compared to the national average of 38.4%. Again, almost half (47.8%) of Jharkhand’s children are unde...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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