Poshan Abhiyaan
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

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.21

Blow to children's nutrition

The pandemic has inflicted multifaceted damages: unemployment, hunger, education — the list is long. The education, health and safety of children remain a subject of deliberation and concern. Fo...
By Abhinav Narayan, Thakur Ankit Singh

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.08.21

Nutrition advisors deprived of pay

Around 30 Poshan Sakhi, a group of people who focus on the nutrition needs in rural India, on Tuesday carried out a demonstration at the district headquarters of Dhanbad demanding the immediate releas...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.21

Dual challenge: Anaemia and stunting

India’s health crises are multipronged, even though the focus of policy interventions and public attention remains trained on the Covid-19 pandemic. Household surveys conducted by the Union gove...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Malnourished children: shocking but not surprising

India is busy building five-trillion-dollar castles in the air. In the meantime, less than 7 per cent of its children under two years of age get an adequate diet. The stark numbers thrown up by the Co...
By The Editorial Board

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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