India | Alok Pandey | Sunday June 22, 2014
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan is in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on a two-day visit to take stock of the rising number of deaths in the district and surrounding areas, due to suspected encephalitis. More than 100 people, mostly young childre...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 28, 2013
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police in Panipat in Haryana on the allegations that two minor boys died after consuming a mid-day meal at an Anganwadi centre.
India | Written by Ketki Angre, edited by Samira Shaikh | Sunday December 2, 2012
The midday meal scheme is falling prey to private contractors in the respective states, says a report prepared by the Supreme Court appointed food commissioners on the nutrition supplements for children in anganwadis across Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh...
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta; written by Mala Das | Saturday November 3, 2012
In a grim reminder of the continuing misery of the poor in India, a report by a Supreme Court panel has revealed that food worth thousands of crores meant for underprivileged children in Maharashtra has been siphoned off by private companies. Instead...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 27, 2012
Two anganwadi workers were killed and four others seriously injured when a speeding SUV rammed into them near Ganga bridge on Kanpur-Lucknow highway on Thursday, police said.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 24, 2012
In view of the poor functioning of the anganwadi centres, the government has initiated several measures to improve them
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday July 13, 2012
The police have sprung into action after NDTV's expose showed how food for malnourished children in Thane district of Maharashtra was being siphoned off and sold as chicken feed. The middleman Yashwant Thakre who was ready to sell the food to NDTV, ...
India | Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday July 11, 2012
The Maharashtra government has suspended an anganwadi supervisor and expelled another worker after an NDTV expose which showed that food meant for malnourished children was siphoned off and sold in the market as chicken feed.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 25, 2012
The residents of 15 villages have boycotted the polio vaccination to protest alleged lack of proper nutrition and other facilities to the children by the state-run Anganwadi Centres in Munger district, official sources said. Parents did not allow the...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday January 2, 2012
A new food programme would be introduced for children in Anganwadi Kendras in Karnataka keeping in view local tastes and habits, Women and Child Welfare Minister C C Patil said today. The new programme would be launched in Mysore this week and 45 tal...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 15, 2011
A three-year-old boy was killed and six others injured after the roof of a government-run anganwadi centre collapsed in this Haryana district Thursday, police said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 24, 2010
Authorities on Friday dismissed 18 anganwadi employees from service after they allegedly fed animals with food items supplied for children at Tilapta village here.