21 Feb 2012
Around 35 lakh children in the age group of two to 17 will be provided chewable deworming tablets at all government-run schools and Anganwadi centres here under a massive programme launched by the Delhi government to rid the children of worm infestation.
01 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The government will construct 50,000 anganwadi centres (AWCs) every year so that in the next four years two lakh anganwadis have their own buildings and can provide health care in villages in a better way, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today said.
02 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Congress in Punjab flayed the Parkash Singh Badal government for not supplying ration to anganwadi centres for midday meal for poor children.
04 May 2012
Caste and religious prejudices in Bihar's villages are affecting the central government's education and health schemes - such as anganwadis - for impoverished families, says a report by the Institute of Human Development.
29 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned a loan of Rs 50.99 crore to Haryana under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund scheme.
03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Barring New Delhi, Old Delhi and Nizamuddin railway stations, where partial services will be available, all the computerised passenger reservation centres in the national capital and nearby areas will remain closed till 2 PM on the occasion of Holi on March 6.
02 Jun 2011
There is nothing like mother's touch to the meal given to a child. Acting firmly on this maxim, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to empower mothers of Anganwadi students to serve nutritious meal to their wards.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s convoy was stopped on Friday by Anganwadi workers en route to Lucknow. The protestors were demanding hike in salary.
08 Dec 2011
Parveen Amanullah Social Welfare Minister of Bihar is the daughter of former Parliamentarian and Diplomat Syed Shahabuddin. An eminent RTI activist, Amanullah recently came to New Delhi on a personal visit. Amar Kumar Sharma from Jagran Post spoke to Praveen Amanullah about her vision in transforming Bihar into a developed state. In an open discussion, the Minister speaks about the radical changes brought in the state during the NDA tenure. Here are some excerpts from the interview:
29 May 2016
New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi yesterday said the Narendra Modi government has introduced many reforms to strengthen the anganwadi system for tackling malnutrition, introduced a children's helpline and launched a national portal for lost and found children.