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ICDS Centres Monitoring is Poor in Delhi #healthcare

Monitoring of ICDS is Poor in Delhi By – Arvind Singh The Government of NCT of Delhi, constituted through a notification dated 30th August 2012 District Level Monitoring and Review Committee (DLMRC) (for each District) on Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)… Continue Reading →

World’s largest Mid Day Meal Fiasco #Childrights #nutrition #health

pic courtesy-  The Hindu March 27, 2014 Kamayani Bali Mahabal  aka Kractivist Last year in the independence day speech Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the implementation of the mid-day meal scheme needed to be improved to ensure that the tragedy… Continue Reading →

#India – Madhya Pradesh: ‘Malnutrition ka dil dekho’ #healthcare

Neha Dixit, January 8, 2014 As the Madhya Pradesh government sanctions a Rs. 150 crore budget for the state tribal museum, the tribals in the state suffer malnutrition and are forced to migrate. As Raghubir Yadav, the actor cum singer,… Continue Reading →

#India – Every third child in Gujarat is underweight, says CAG #Namo #Feku

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, The Hindu, GANDHINAGAR, October 5, 2013 ‘1.87 crore people were deprived of the benefits of ICDS’ Though Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been waxing eloquent about the Gujarat model of development, the latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General… Continue Reading →

#India -2- child norm to Maternity Care, Nutritional Security Of Children #WTFnews #Coercion #illegal #health

Cap benefits, limit families, suggests panel Call To Dilute Govt Commitments To Maternity Care, Nutritional Security Of Children Draws Fire Nitin Sethi TNN , Jan 24, 2012 New Delhi: Should maternity benefits and nutritional support to children under government schemes… Continue Reading →

Demand for SIT probe into Centre’s child nutrition scheme

Down to Earth Author(s): Richard Mahapatra Date: Dec 4, 2012 Supreme Court commissioners report multi-crore scam involving private contractors and bureaucrats in food distribution under Integrated Child Development Scheme Richard Mahapatra Two commissioners of the Supreme Court in the right to food… Continue Reading →

The Full Ponty- ICDS and Corruption in India

The full Ponty Samar Halarnkar, Hindustan Times November 07, 2012 High-school dropout Gurdeep Singh Chadha, or “Ponty” as his friends call him, has achieved the Indian dream. A portly, religious Punjabi with a salt-and-pepper beard, Chadha (52) has a farmhouse… Continue Reading →

#India-Maharashtra food scam: Private companies eat up Rs 1,000cr meant for poor

Nitin Sethi, TNN | Nov 3, 2012, 01.12AM IST In Maharashtra, private firms floated fronts as ‘mahila mandals‘ and now control rations worth Rs 1,000 crore, the report said. It also specified violations in Karnataka, UP and Meghalaya. NEW DELHI: Private companies… Continue Reading →

VICTORY !!!-Agreement with Christy Friedgram cancelled #Goodnews

Bageshree S., Bangalore , The Hindu Government Order  issued in the light of ‘several instances of lapses’ The Government Order says that the food supplied by the company did not have stipulated amount of protein and calories.— FILE PHOTO: M…. Continue Reading →

In Karnataka, only babus and cattle enjoy mid-day meals- children dying…….

Children are dying of malnutrition, but their supposed saviours are minting money from the ICDS scheme, reports Imran Khan in Tehelka Food for thought 54,260 anganwadis serve mid-day meals in Karnataka Photos: Sriram Vittalamuthy A PROBE by the Karnataka Lokayukta into the supply… Continue Reading →

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