India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Maharashtra government has hiked the stipend for anganwadi sevikas and attendants by Rs 950 and Rs 500 respectively.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
The Maharashtra Anganwadi Sevika Union has alleged that the state government has not paid salaries of its workers for the last four months.
India News | 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, Karnataka and Gujarat. The report, submitted to the Supreme Court on November 30, 2012 points out ...
India News | 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, the children, who were entitled to the benefit under the anganwadi scheme, were fed stale and low-...
India News | 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, has been arrested and charged with cheating and misappropriation. The police arrested him on Thursda...
India News | 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.