Maharashtra Anganwadi News


'Maharashtra Anganwadi' - 7 News Result(s)

  • For Anganwadi Workers in Palghar, Overcoming Malnourishment A Challenge

    For Anganwadi Workers in Palghar, Overcoming Malnourishment A Challenge

    Palghar, Maharashtra: As Maharashtra’s tribal-dominated Palghar grapples with the malnourishment crisis, for the 337 anganwadis in the area, the challenges are mounting. For seven years, anganwadi worker Vandana Gangurde’s one room home has doubled up as an anganwadi for children up to the age of six. It’s the same for Suman Deshmukh who ru...

  • Maharashtra Government Hikes Stipend for Anganwadi Workers

    Maharashtra Government Hikes Stipend for Anganwadi Workers

    Maharashtra government has hiked the stipend for anganwadi sevikas and attendants by Rs 950 and Rs 500 respectively.

  • Anganwadi Workers Not Paid Salaries for 4 Months, Says Union

    Anganwadi Workers Not Paid Salaries for 4 Months, Says Union

    The Maharashtra Anganwadi Sevika Union has alleged that the state government has not paid salaries of its workers for the last four months.

  • Midday meals: how food meant for children is feeding private contractors

    Midday meals: how food meant for children is feeding private contractors

    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 ...

  • Food worth crores for poor children siphoned off in Maharashtra, finds Supreme Court panel

    Food worth crores for poor children siphoned off in Maharashtra, finds Supreme Court panel

    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-...

  • Food for children sold for livestock: Middleman finally arrested

    Food for children sold for livestock: Middleman finally arrested

    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...

  • Food for children sold as feed for livestock: Maharashtra suspends anganwadi worker

    Food for children sold as feed for livestock: Maharashtra suspends anganwadi worker

    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.

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