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NEP 2020: Quality of Anganwadi Centres to determine success of policy paving way for inclusive education
India

NEP 2020: Quality of Anganwadi Centres to determine success of policy paving way for inclusive education

While many AWCs have fared well with respect to healthcare for mothers and infants, helped support parents and build communities, providing critical nutrition and health awareness, but their success is not quite impressive when it comes to the educational aspects of early childhood care and education.

How women shoulder the efficient running of Anganwadis — a system riddled with issues of pay, low morale
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How women shoulder the efficient running of Anganwadis — a system riddled with issues of pay, low morale

Anganwadis, or rural childcare centres were first introduced as far back as 1975 as part of the Integrated Child Development Services programme to combat child hunger and malnutrition. These centres provide supplementary nutrition, non-formal pre-school education, nutrition and health education and counselling, immunisation, health check-ups and referral services in conjunction with public health systems. The Anganwadi workers are the ones who make regular home visits in surrounding villages, keeping meticulous records of the health of adolescent girls, expectant mothers and children under the age of six years.

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

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

Child healthcare: Despite high tax revenues, 14 of 20 states cut funding to key nutrition programme, data shows
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Child healthcare: Despite high tax revenues, 14 of 20 states cut funding to key nutrition programme, data shows

Despite greater fiscal autonomy and higher tax revenues shared by the Centre with states, 14 of 20 states surveyed cut spending on a key nutrition programme–Supplementary Nutrition Programme

After 50% fund cut, Maneka Gandhi to ask Jaitley for more money for women & children
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After 50% fund cut, Maneka Gandhi to ask Jaitley for more money for women & children

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said in Lok Sabha that there has been a 50 percent cut in the budget for Integrated Child Development Services ICDS) and other areas of her Ministry in the 2015-16 budget.

Budget 2015: FM may cut social spending allocation to give states more say in them
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Budget 2015: FM may cut social spending allocation to give states more say in them

Finance Minister in Budget 2015 is expected to incorporate Finance Commission's recommendations and cut government allocation for social sector spending by 25-30 percent.

‘Schoolification’ of children under six is harmful, Centre tells Delhi High Court
India

‘Schoolification’ of children under six is harmful, Centre tells Delhi High Court

In a development that should concern private schools that are running nursery classes as part of regular school, the Centre has told the Delhi High Court that it is against the ‘schoolification’ of children under six years

Bihar tragedy: When well intentioned schemes go wrong
India

Bihar tragedy: When well intentioned schemes go wrong

Despite its many accomplishments, the mid-day meal scheme is riddled with the kind of flaws, inadequacies in implementation and corruption that made a tragedy like this almost inevitable