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Eggs in Mid-Day Meals: Parents in Karnataka pull kids from school fearing 'bad influence'

The education department has stayed firm on its decision to provide eggs in Mid-Day Meals in Karnataka to deal with the malnutrition crisis

Published on 23rd December 2021
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Fighting malnutrition: Why the FCI plans to distribute fortified rice to make India well nourished by 2024

Fortification of rice is a cost-effective and complementary strategy to increase vitamin and mineral content in diets and a step towards nutritional security and to fight anaemia and malnutrition

Published on 22nd December 2021
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Amitabh Kant at IIM-A: I am a great believer in naming and shaming people who perform badly

Kant said that it would not be possible for a country with low learning, health and nutritional outcomes to grow very fast and added that you need data to track the progress

Published on 11th November 2021
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When will you resume mid-day meals in anganwadis, High Court asks Karnataka Gov't 

The petitioner argued in their PIL that children require nutrition and providing mid-day meals is a must for them even if the schools don't function for a full day

Published on 10th November 2021
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How ten-minute Wednesday meetings helped this district in Telangana make its children healthier

For over four months, the officials from the district of Jogulamba Gadwal have been working very hard on the nutrition level of the students and the results are starting to show now

Published on 4th October 2021
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Parents in Telangana push government to reopen residential schools, threaten to approach High Court

Amidst declining cases, parents have claimed that more than 6 lakh students are being deprived of education and nutrition

Published on 22nd September 2021
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Bombay High Court questions Maharashtra about malnutrition deaths amongst children, says welfare schemes only on paper

The petitioners told the court that from August to September this year, 40 children died and there had been 24 cases of stillbirth due to malnutrition and lack of doctors in state's Melghat region

Published on 13th September 2021
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First day of school delayed for 140 million children globally, states United Nations Children’s Fund report

In India, the closure of has resulted in huge learning loss, missed hot cooked meals affecting nutritional levels, adverse impact on physical and mental health, and increased risk to abuse

Published on 27th August 2021
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This man from Tirupur is changing the diet landscape in India with his out-of-the-box recipes for common foods. Here is why you should check it out

Mahesh Sivashanmugham talks about the nutritional deficiencies in the diet of youngsters in the country and what he is doing to change the scene

Published on 18th August 2021
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Learning loss due to school closure would've weakened fundamental knowledge of students: Parliamentary panel

The panel stated that school closures have put children's learning, nutrition, mental health, and overall development at risk

Published on 8th August 2021
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One in 10 women in India ran out of food during the lockdown, finds a new report

The pandemic exacerbated women's nutritional challenges, as an additional 3.2 crore reported being worried about food sufficiency in their households

Published on 5th July 2021
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Private schools in Karnataka welcome report recommending reopening of schools

The report stated that further delay in reopening schools may push children into malnutrition, child labour, child marriage and begging

Published on 23rd June 2021
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Healthcare experts warn that children could face higher rise of obesity during pandemic

The latest National Family Health Survey, which was conducted in 22 states in pre-pandemic times, presented a dire picture of nutrition of children in the country

Published on 21st March 2021
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Want to improve your cardiac function, cognitive health? Plant-based diets may help

For the study, published in the journal British Journal of Nutrition, the research team evaluated the dietary and echocardiographic data of 2,512 participants

Published on 26th February 2021
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State govt schemes have helped thousands of children, women out of malnutrition: CM Bhupesh Baghel

The Chief Minister stated that 90,000 children have been pulled out of malnutrition and 20,000 women were free from both anaemia and malnutrition

Published on 1st February 2021

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