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Urban environmental aspects key to child development, highlights new study

This study, conducted by the University of Technology, Sydney notes several environmental factors that play a crucial role in a child’s overall development

Published on 28th December 2023
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Children in AP show poor physical growth, finds ICDS survey  

A slump in the midday meal plan, caused by the pandemic, resulted in the poor growth of over 14,364 children, and the stunted growth of 4,271 children

 

Published on 2nd May 2023
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Sexual harassment of girl students: Teacher, headmaster suspended in Tumakuru

According to sources, the teacher Manjunatha from the Boragunte Government Primary School allegedly misbehaved and sexually harassed the victims every day

Published on 28th March 2023
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Odisha: More than 50,000 children lost parents during COVID-19 pandemic, reveals Women and Child Development department data

Reports by the NCPCR suggest that Odisha is one of the top five states with the highest number of children who have lost parents during one and a half years of the pandemic

Published on 16th December 2022
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Obesity, malnourishment, anaemia and more: What ails children of Bengaluru and why?

India ranked 101 out of 116 countries in Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021. India’s score on GHI indicators is 27.5, which shows that India has a serious level of hunger

Published on 7th July 2022
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One egg costs Rs 6. If Karnataka govt pays Rs 5 per egg for anganwadis, who pays the remaining amount?  

The workers at various anganwadis of the state have been repeatedly asking the government to correct this because a few of them claim that they pay the difference out of their own pockets

Published on 8th February 2022
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Over Rs 400 crore spent on media advocacy for 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' 

The scheme aims to address the declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) and issues of empowerment of girls and women “over a life cycle continuum”

Published on 3rd February 2022
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Saksham Anganwadis the way to go for better women and child development: Finance Minister at Budget 2022

The new generation anganwadis are to have better infrastructure and audio-visual aids powered by clean energy, stated Sitharaman 

 

Published on 1st February 2022
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National Girl Child Day is here again. Here's what PM Modi said about "Nari Shakti" today 

Initiated in the year 2008, National Girl Child Day is observed every year to help change the attitude of society towards girls and make the latter aware of their rights 

Published on 24th January 2022
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Almost 75 per cent of India's severely malnourished children live in UP and Bihar, says WCD Ministry

Uttar Pradesh has 3,55,314 severely malnourished children. This accounts to 39.5 per cent of the total number of malnourished children in the country

Published on 20th December 2021
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Child pornography cases reported in India increase by more than 600 per cent in 2020: What does this mean?

Now, this data also shows a sharp increase in the number of child pornography cases from 2019, where only 103 cases were registered. In 2018, at the same time, the numbers were only 44

Published on 15th December 2021
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292 COVID orphans registered on portal under PM CARES scheme, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani says in Lok Sabha

The scheme provides support for education and health and will create a corpus of Rs 10 lakh for each child when he or she reaches 18 years of age

Published on 30th July 2021
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Odisha government launches 'Tiki Mausi Kuhe' comics to raise awareness about COVID-appropriate nutrition

The campaign through comics was launched in the presence of the Minister for Women and Child Development Tukuni Sahu

Published on 8th June 2021
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Women and Child Development Ministry starts online campaign to celebrate women in Science

As part of the campaign, citizens can congratulate a young STEM star from their state/district through a personalised card and encourage them to pursue these subjects

Published on 12th February 2021
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ASHA, Anganwadi workers directed to start vaccination, immunization drive in Sept

The WCD Minister further said that the ongoing activity of immunization was disrupted due to Covid-19 lockdown but after the partial unlock the immunization has been considered an essential aspect

Published on 30th August 2020

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