Integrated Child Development Services
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 in

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 in

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 in

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 in


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

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.19

There was just one platter, says officer

The project officer of ICDS in Nadia, Bhaskar Ghosh, on Monday said only one sumptuous platter had been prepared for a demonstration before expectant mothers during the launch of the Supusti day in Sa...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

North East  /  Published 28.04.20

Free ration distributed in Mizoram

Mizoram has begun distribution of free rations to Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) and Priority Households (PHH) beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), an official of sta...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.19

Apology, ‘flies’ excuse over meal for photo

The supervisor of the ICDS centre in Nadia on Sunday apologised to a pregnant woman, Moumita Sandhukhan, who had been made to sit before a sumptuous platter for a photo op before being shooed away fro...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

North East  /  Published 29.01.20

Training for nutrition officials

A four-day training programme for supervisors and officials of Poshan Abhiyaan got under way in this Assam district on Wednesday.The training programme, to be held in two batches at the Officers’ Cl...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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