User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Malnutrition in Anganwadis
Last updated: Nov 18 2017 03:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Gates foundation to help U.P. in vaccination programmes 17.11.2017 Hindu: Other States
Also to focus on maternal and child health, agricultural productivity and sanitation
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Bill Gates commits to work with U.P. government on welfare schemes 17.11.2017 Hindu: Other States
Microsoft founder Bill Gates on November 17 expressed willingness to work with the Uttar Pradesh government on issues such as tackling tuberculosis, child malnutrition, maternal health, sewage treat...
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ICDS including Anganwadi services extend till Nov. 20, 2018 16.11.2017 New Kerala: Business India
ICDS including Anganwadi services extend till Nov. 20, 2018
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Cabinet approves Continuation of sub-schemes under Umbrella Scheme “Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)” for the period till November, 2018 16.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for continuation of Anganwadi
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States can feed malnourished children therapeutic food: Centre 12.11.2017 Zee News : India National
The central government has decided that states are free to take a call on providing ready-to-use therapeutic food to children suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
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Create awareness on Mathru Poorna scheme: MLA Jain 27.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Mulki-Moodbidri MLA K Abhayachandra Jain has stressed the importance of creating awareness among pregnant and puerperal women about the Mathru Poorna scheme of the state government. Chairing the Mangaluru taluk panchayat meeting on Friday, he said the scheme is an ambitious programme of the state government and aims at the elimination of malnutrition among the pregnant and puerperal women. During the meeting, the child development programmes officer (CDPO) Shyamala said that door-to-door visits are being held by the Anganwadi workers to create awareness about the scheme. The information is also being disseminated at Gram Sabhas, Womens Gram Sabha and Stree Shakti meetings, she added. The CDPO said the benefits of Mathru Poorna scheme are not being utilised by a number of pregnant and puerperal women in the district and the taluk. The scheme is meant to serve nutritious food for the beneficiaries at anganwadi centres. It is implemented with effect from October 2. If the pregnant and puerperal women cannot ...
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Food security panel to focuson tribal, rural areas 13.10.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Chairman expresses concern over adulteration
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Social tem-plate leaves very little stuff on women’s thali 13.10.2017 DNA: Opinion
As an Indian, it is so usual for us, even in urban India, to see a mother or wife having food, only after her children and husband had finished their meal. It is also common that, while feeding her family, Indian women try to give them best food available and during her endeavour she generally overlook her own diet. It may be a common phenomenon for almost every Indian household but reasonable enough for the ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) to change its strategy to address the situation of malnutrition in pregnant women and newborns. In a bid to fight malnutrition, the ministry of WCD planning to be heading towards on-spot feeding of supplementary nutrition to pregnant women as a possible solution. “In our society, the Indian women are being eulogized for her sacrificial image since ages. Now, she is in a habit to share everything with the whole family. The same is being practiced with supplementary nutrition, which is meant to be consumed by pregnant women and lactating mothers only. ...
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Malnutrition: pay attention to priorities for tribal areas, HC tells government 10.10.2017 Hindu: News
Petitioners submit list of priorities dealing with the issue to the court
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Malnutrition: stop boasting about steps, HC tells govt. 5.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Children still dying of hunger and malnutrition, court says
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PM urged to decentralise cooked mid-day meals, create more jobs for rural women 2.10.2017 BusinessLine - Policy
The Centre’s proposal to replace supplementary nutrition provided at Anganwadi centres with cash transfers or packaged foods (to be delivered through post offices) will hurt India’s fight against ma...
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Midday meals for pregnant women, new mothers 1.10.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Matrupurna’, a midday meal scheme launched by the State government for pregnant women and new mothers, will be implemented in the district on October 2 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.The scheme pr...
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Nutrition programme for pregnant, lactating women 26.9.2017 Deccan Herald - State
With 36.2% of children in Karnataka still malnourished, the state government has decided to scale up its supplementary nutrition programme by focusing on pregnant and lactating women. On October 2, the government will launch the universal maternal nutrition programme 'Mathrupoorna', where around 12 lakh pregnant and lactating mothers will be served one hot meal every day through anganwadi centres. The programme will be jointly implemented by the departments of Women and Child Development and the Health and Family welfare, where the focus will be on pregnancy weight gain. Pregnant and lactating women have to enrol themselves at their nearest anaganwadi centres, where they will be served rice, lentils (dal/sambar), vegetables, boiled egg, chikki and 200 ml of milk for not just the entire duration of their pregnancy, but also six months after their delivery. The meal will meet 40 to 45% RDA (recommended dietary allowance) with 1,342 calories, 41 gm protein and 578 mg calcium. Along with the meal, ...
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New guideline for severely malnourished children 22.9.2017 DNA: Opinion
The women and child development ministry is working on a policy to tackle severe acute malnourishment in children under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme. A set of guidelines will be released sometime in October, said secretary Rakesh Srivastava. The policy, he said, will be separate from the revised guidelines for supplementary nutrition which has been submitted and finalised and is expected in the coming few days. Parameters like recommended diets including the calorie, protein and vitamin intake will be a part of the guidelines, apart from specified indicators that define severe acute malnutrition. To draw up the policy, the ministry has taken in recommendations of the Hyderabad-based National Institution of Nutrition. “Children who are affected by severe acute malnutrition need special treatment, as food alone cannot tackle the problem,” said Srivastav. Joint secretary Rajesh Kumar said that the mandate of the ICDS scheme is to bridge the gap between the recommended dietary ...
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Government provides Rs 12,000 crore more to fight malnutrition 22.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The government has provided an additional Rs 12,000 crore to fight malnutrition over the next three years in the country after revising cost norms for supplementary nutrition provided in Anganwadis and in the scheme for adolescent girls, an official said.
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Government provides additional Rs.12000 Crores to tackle malnutrition 22.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has provided an additional Rs.12000 Crores to fight malnutrition over next three years in the country by revising cost norms for supplementary nutrition provided in anganwadis and in the scheme for adolescent girls. Briefing media persons in New Delhi today, Secretary, WCD Shri Rakesh Srivastava said that the government has effected a quantum increase of about 33% in cost norms, which have been revised for
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Government hikes spend on nutrition at anganwadis 21.9.2017 TOI: India
The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved an increase in cost norms for supplementary nutrition provided at anganwadi centres to children, adolescent girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers under the Integrated Child Development Scheme.
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Cabinet meeting: Nutrition value of adolescent girls, pregnant, lactating women increased 20.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , September 20 : The Cabinet has approved an increase in cost norms for Supplementary Nutrition, provided in Anganwadi and in scheme for Adolescent girls (out of school and are 11-14 years), under the Umbrella Integrated Child Development (ICDs) Scheme, on Wednesday.
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Cost of nutrition given in anganwadi centres revised 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an increase in cost norms for supplementary nutrition provided in anganwadi centres that would benefit 11 crore children, adolescent girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers.
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Cooked meals should replace nutrient packets at anganwadis: Maneka Gandhi 20.9.2017 News
The suggestion comes under the pretext that the food being served at the centres is not calorie-dense
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