User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Malnutrition in Anganwadis
Last updated: Jan 19 2018 16:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Naidu aims to make Andhra malnutrition free 19.1.2018 General News
Raising concern on the health conditions of children in the state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday asked the officials to ensure that the underweight, anemic and malnourished children get healthy within a year."Underweight, anemic and malnourished children under the age of five should be taken care of. Efforts should be made to make them healthy in a year," Naidu said at the second day of the district collector's conference."By the end of the year, the state should be free of anemia and malnutrition and other health-related issues," he added.He also stressed on the health condition of a pregnant woman and emphasised on providing a nutritious diet to them.He also asked the officials to strive to achieve a 100 percent immunisation in the state."All the Anganwadi Kendra's should be connected with health and education departments," he said.
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T.N. children are severely malnourished, says report 14.1.2018 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Experts fault anaemia among women in child-bearing age and poor sanitation
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Anganwadi workers to picket houses of Union Ministers on January 17 11.1.2018 Hindu: Karnataka
Anganwadi workers, affiliated to the Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU), will picket the residence of Union Ministers across the on January 17 to urge them to drop the ‘unscientific’ proposal of e...
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T.N. children severely malnourished: report 11.1.2018 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Data inadequate, detailed study needed, says State Unicef chief
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The man with a plan 25.12.2017 Hindu: S & T
Grassroot health workers across Rajasthan will soon work off tablets, using simple applications, to deliver maternal and child healthcare, thanks to Ashok Alexander and his team at Antara Foundation
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Aadhaar required for availing oneself of food under nutrition mission 22.12.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The government has recently approved the National Nutrition Mission to address the problem of malnutrition in the country for a period of three years
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Aadhaar required for availing food under nutrition mission 22.12.2017 deccanherald.com
Aadhaar registration is required for children availing food under the centrally-sponsored National Nutrition Mission, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Union Minister of State for Women and Child Development Virendra Kumar said the use of Aadhaar as an identity document for delivery of services or benefits or subsidies simplifies the government delivery processes. He said it brings in transparency and efficiency and enables beneficiaries to get their entitlements directly in a convenient and seamless manner. "Aadhaar obviates the need for producing multiple documents to prove ones identity. Aadhaar would be unique identity of the beneficiaries," he said during Question Hour. The minister, however, said the beneficiaries not possessing Aadhaar card would be assisted by the field functionaries to obtain Aadhaar. Until such time, they would be provided with the Anganwadi services on the basis of an alternative identification document, he said. This would help in individual and Aadhaar-based tracking of ...
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Madhya Pradesh: Govt firm caught adulterating food for pregnant mothers, children 15.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
Madhya Pradesh Agro Industries uses dried peas instead of the mandated grams in pre-mixes meant for anganwadis.
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Food menu of children in anganwadis set to improve 2.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
State Government to utilise the services of NIN
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State Government hikes funding on supplementary nutrition 2.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Additional funding will also improve enrolment in anganwadi centres
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Cabinet approves mission to reduce malnourishment by over two pc 1.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of the National Nutrition Mission (NNM) to reduce incidents of malnourishment in the country by at least two per cent per annum.
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Government approves launch of National Nutrition Mission, plans to spend Rs... 1.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Government approves launch of National Nutrition Mission, plans to spend Rs...
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Cabinet approves National Nutrition Mission 1.12.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Centre has given its approval to set up a six-tier oversight mechanism for an "effective" implementation of the National Nutrition Mission (NNM) to address malnutrition and stunting among children. The Union Cabinet has also given its approval to roll out a provision for distribution of smartphones to Anganwadi workers and tablets to the supervisors for real-time monitoring of the implementation of the NNM and timely action to remove the bottlenecks. It also decided to bring Union health ministry, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and the Women and Child Development Ministry on a common platform to ensure that they work together to combat malnutrition in the country, "instead of working in silos." To support the execution of these policy interventions, the Union Cabinet approved a budget of Rs 9,046.17 crore, which will be spent over a period of three years, starting from the current fiscal. "The decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday," ...
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Cabinet approves National Nutrition Mission 1.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the National Nutrition Mission to ensure holistic development and adequate nutrition for adolescent girls, pregnant women, mothers and children, official sources said.
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Launch of National Nutrition Mission with a budget of Rs 9,046 cr approved 1.12.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
More than 10 crore people will benefit from the programme, according to an official statement
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Cabinet approves setting up of National Nutrition Mission 1.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi yesterday has approved setting up of National Nutrition Mission (NNM) with a three year budget of Rs.9046.17 crore commencing from 2017-18.
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The bane of growing India? 25.11.2017 Hindu: S & T
In 2017, India ranked 100 out of 119 countries on the Global Hunger Index, performing worse than Myanmar, Bangladesh and Iraq. Among adults, malnutrition directly impacts adult productivity and hampe...
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Whose development is it anyway? 22.11.2017 FrontLine: Home
The Assembly elections have put under intense scrutiny Narendra Modi’s Gujarat model of development which is touted as worthy of replication throughout the country. Audit reports of the CAG provide ample evidence of it being inefficient, corrupt and not beneficial to the common people. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI and AKSHAY DESHMANE
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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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