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Palghar's anganwadi workers struggle to make ends meet after Amrut Aahar Yojana reimbursements continue to be delayed
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Palghar's anganwadi workers struggle to make ends meet after Amrut Aahar Yojana reimbursements continue to be delayed

Anganwadi centres, with women as its foot soldiers, are aimed at fighting child malnutrition and ensuring children's overall development

New Education Policy lacks focus on children with special needs, misses opportunity of recommending mandatory screening
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New Education Policy lacks focus on children with special needs, misses opportunity of recommending mandatory screening

Teacher educational courses must be tweaked to enable all teachers to develop the right attitude and the knowledge to screen children with disabilities and provide the required support.

In Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, ill-equipped anganwadi centres struggle to stymie malnourishment among children
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In Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, ill-equipped anganwadi centres struggle to stymie malnourishment among children

Many problems plague the the workforce of anganwadi centres in Lalitpur, including the lack of training, irregular payments, lack of job standardisation, poor compensation

Travels through the Hindi belt: Chhattisgarh's job woes now haunt Congress as voters accuse party of not walking the talk
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Travels through the Hindi belt: Chhattisgarh's job woes now haunt Congress as voters accuse party of not walking the talk

According to CMIE’s figures as of January 2019, unemployment in Chhattisgarh stands at 7.7 percent, 0.4 per cent higher than India’s.

Delhi Police arrests man for duping people by promising jobs as anganwadi workers; probe launched into fake job racket
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Delhi Police arrests man for duping people by promising jobs as anganwadi workers; probe launched into fake job racket

A 34-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly running a fake job racket and duping people on the pretext of appointing them as anganwadi workers, the police said on Tuesday.

Primary health centres, primary schools, anganwadi centres in Jammu and Kashmir to be run by panchayats after local body elections
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Primary health centres, primary schools, anganwadi centres in Jammu and Kashmir to be run by panchayats after local body elections

For the first time, primary health centres, primary schools and anganwadi centres in Jammu and Kashmir will come under the administrative control of the panchayats when elections to the local body will be completed next month, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.

Arun Jaitley boasts about 'phenomenal' success of Swachh Bharat 'people's movement', says it improved quality of life
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Arun Jaitley boasts about 'phenomenal' success of Swachh Bharat 'people's movement', says it improved quality of life

In his Facebook blog, Arun Jaitley wrote that the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan had transformed from a "people's movement" into a "women's movement".

Ahead of 2019 polls, Narendra Modi showers sops on army of anganwadi workers to win over rural India
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Ahead of 2019 polls, Narendra Modi showers sops on army of anganwadi workers to win over rural India

It seemed to be a well-crafted strategy on the part of the prime minister to directly engage with over 28 women workers in rural areas through a mobile phone application both on account of governance and also eyeing a political dividend.

For success of India's healthcare schemes, proper training, support for anganwadi workers and other frontline staff is vital
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For success of India's healthcare schemes, proper training, support for anganwadi workers and other frontline staff is vital

Anganwadi workers and ASHAs form the frontline of India’s war against malnutrition, but they are often poorly trained, ill-paid and provided little support.

Pankaja Munde calls for enforcement of MESMA on Anganwadi workers, says it will deter them from strikes
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Pankaja Munde calls for enforcement of MESMA on Anganwadi workers, says it will deter them from strikes

The enforcement of the stringent Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) on the 'Anganwadi' workers was essential to deter them from going on strike, the state government said on Tuesday.

Second phase of pulse polio programme begins today, Anganwadi workers in Punjab's Bathinda boycott drive
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Second phase of pulse polio programme begins today, Anganwadi workers in Punjab's Bathinda boycott drive

Anganwadi workers in Punjab's Bathinda have decided boycott the pulse polio drive in support of demands for better pay and regularisation of their services

India celebrates International Women's Day: Nation vows to close gender gap
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India celebrates International Women's Day: Nation vows to close gender gap

With vows to close the gender gap, International Women's Day, a day to celebrate and refresh commitments towards social and economic emancipation of nearly half of the world population, was celebrated with great fanfare across India

As Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls for making health fundamental right, Panna's creaky health infrastructure awaits facelift
India

As Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls for making health fundamental right, Panna's creaky health infrastructure awaits facelift

Panna, a region in Madhya Pradesh famous for its tiger reserve, has hugely inadequate health infrastructure. Locals hope politicians will heed their woes as elections approach.

Anganwadi workers in distress amid high work volume, meager pay; state govt's yet to loosen purse strings
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Anganwadi workers in distress amid high work volume, meager pay; state govt's yet to loosen purse strings

As many as 11 states and four union territories have not announced any change in the additional salary paid to anganwadi workers and helpers since 2015, according to government data

Anganwadi worker commits suicide in Maharashtra's Parbhani district; 54-year-old had alleged non-payment of salary
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Anganwadi worker commits suicide in Maharashtra's Parbhani district; 54-year-old had alleged non-payment of salary

A 54-year-old 'Anganwadi' worker allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra's Parbhani district over non-payment of her salary for last few months

Anganwadi workers to provide education to children between ages of three and six
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Anganwadi workers to provide education to children between ages of three and six

Anganwadi workers across the country will now undergo training to be able to provide pre-school education to children aged between three and six years

Rahul Gandhi asks Congress workers to 'mend ways' ahead of Uttar Pradesh polls
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Rahul Gandhi asks Congress workers to 'mend ways' ahead of Uttar Pradesh polls

Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked party workers involved in groupism "to mend their ways" so that a united Congress can win the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections due next year.