User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Karnataka :: Anganwadis
Last updated: May 16 2017 15:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Poor pay, training impede India's health workers 16.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly a million workers -- forming the frontline of India's faltering public health system -- are inadequately trained and are underpaid, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of Health Ministry data, imperilling the country's healthcare efforts.
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Over million health workers paid less than Rs 1,000 a month in India 16.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Health workers in India paid less than the cost of a single malt bottle
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Human rights group analyses the garment workers' protest in Bengaluru 8.5.2017 Citizen Matters

Why did the garment workers protest in April 2016, against new provident fund rules? How was the protest handled by the state, and what did the protesters who were arrested undergo? PUCL published a fact-finding report.

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Facts behind garment workers' protest in Bengaluru 8.5.2017 Citizen Matters

Why did the garment workers protest in April 2016, against new provident fund rules? How was the protest handled by the state, and what did the protesters who were arrested undergo? PUCL published a fact-finding report.

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Farmers near KIA lose land, old ways of life 4.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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‘Amendments being brought to suit industries, corporates’ 2.5.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
J. Satyababu, general secretary of the Ballari district unit of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) cautioned the working class that days were not far when their right to protest too would be tak...
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Sex workers set the stage on fire 17.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
“When life is a tragedy, might as well use it to create art,” says Kushi, a former sex worker, with a broad smile and in an excited voice. That’s exactly what she along with her likes did. They used their experiences from the flesh trade to create awareness through an art form — theatre.
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Wipro, BSNL bag KSWAN-II project costing ₹800 crore 12.4.2017 Hindu: News
Project aims at setting up information highway connecting 10,000 offices in State
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Caregivers’ plight 11.4.2017 FrontLine: Home
A recent protest in Karnataka draws attention to the poor pay and service conditions of the women who run anganwadi services in the country, protecting women and children of vulnerable groups from ill health and malnutrition. By VIKHAR AHMED SAYEED
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Anganwadi workers get 1,000 hike, helpers 500 11.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Anganwadi workers get 1,000 hike, helpers 500
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State govt to hike anganwadi workers' honorarium 10.4.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The state government on Monday agreed to increase the monthly honorarium of anganwadi workers and helpers by Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 respectively, after a two-hour meeting with representatives of anganwadi workers associations. Anganwadi workers had staged a massive protest at Freedom Park here last month seeking monthly honorarium of Rs 10,000 for workers and Rs 7,500 for helpers. The protest had seen dramatic moments with the police detaining many workers while those who were on hunger strike were forcibly removed from the venue after they fainted. Including the hike announced in the 2017-18 budget, the monthly honorarium of an anganwadi worker now stands at Rs 8,000 while the helper gets Rs 4,000. The worker-cum-helper at mini anganwadis will take home Rs 5,250 a month. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah told mediapersons that Monday's increase was in addition to the similar hike announced in budget. "With the state government sharing more than Rs 6,000 of the Rs 8,000, it is not possible for us to meet their ...
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State raises honorarium of anganwadi workers 10.4.2017 Hindu: National
Workers to earn ₹8,000 and helpers ₹4,000
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Wage hike for childcare workers in Karnataka 10.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Karnataka government on Monday increased the wages of childcare workers (Anganwadis) by Rs 1,000 and wages of their assistants by Rs 500 across the state.
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Wages for Anganwadi workers hiked to Rs 8,000 10.4.2017 deccanherald.com
After days of protest by hundreds of Anganwadi workers, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today announced a hike in their wages from Rs 7,000 to Rs 8,000 conceding their demand. "The state government has recently increased wages of anganwadi workers by Rs 1000 in the budget, which stood at Rs 7,000 per month, and with Rs 1,000 increase, the wage goes up to Rs 8,000," Siddaramaiah told reporters here. Hundreds of anganwadi workers, a few of them along with their children, protested for nearly a week at the Freedom Park here, with a charter of demands including the wage hike. It has also been decided to give a Rs 500 hike in the wages of anganwadi helpers and mini-anganwadi workers, the Chief Minister said, making the announcement after talks between the anganwadi workers and government. The issue had rocked the state Assembly during the recent session with both opposition BJP and ruling Congress trading charges against each other for not being sensitive to their ...
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anganwadi workers: Karnataka hikes Anganwadi workers honorarium by Rs 1,000, helpers salary by Rs 500 | Bengaluru News - Times of India 10.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
anganwadi workers: Karnataka hikes Anganwadi workers honorarium by Rs 1,000, helpers salary by Rs 500 | Bengaluru News - Times of India
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State identifies 463 out-of-school kids 3.4.2017 TOI: Goa
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Govt not to challenge high court order to quash FIR against IAS officer 2.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Three months after according sanction to file a special leave petition (SLP) against IAS officer Shamla Iqbal, the government has done a U-turn by deciding not to appeal against the high court's decision to quash the FIR. The Lokayukta had registered a case against the IAS officer for irregularities in the implementation of the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS). Without giving any reasons, the government sent an emergent communication on not filing the SLP. The Lokayukta police had registered a case against Shamla and others in connection with the irregularities in supplying food to children under the Integrated Child Development Scheme. The Lokayukta police subsequently registered another FIR over assets disproportionate to the IASofficer's known sources of income. After the Lokayukta police completed the investigation and were waiting for the order on sanction for prosecution to file the charge sheet, Shamla challenged the FIRs and the Karnataka High Court quashed the FIR over procedural ...
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Anganwadi workers' protest: cases against 7 24.3.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The police have registered cases against seven persons on charge of violating the permit conditions during protests by anganwadi workers in Bengaluru.

According to police, permission was granted to the protesters on the condition that they would hold a peaceful demonstration within Freedom Park. However, on the day of protest, they spilled on to the roads affecting traffic.
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200 take ill in 4-day-long protest without proper food and water 24.3.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
At least 200 anganwadi workers were treated for various ailments in the four-day long protest on Seshadri Road. More than 10,000 women from various districts across the state sat and slept under the blazing sun, many with their little kids in tow.
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Anganwadi workers strike: Mothers hopeful of getting back to work 24.3.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
The alleys of Rajendra Nagar and Ambedkar Nagar in southeast Bengaluru were overrun with children on Thursday morning.
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