Integrated Child Development Services: News

27 May 2023

West Bengal

Bengal: Dead lizard in mid-day meal makes 35 children ill 

At least 35 children fell ill after allegedly consuming a mid-day meal contaminated by a dead lizard at an Anganwadi center in West Bengal's Bankura district on Friday.

02 Jan 2021


India's COVID-19 vaccination drive, registration, priority beneficiaries: Everything to know

India is gearing up to launch the world's largest immunization drive soon, and a nationwide dry run for the COVID-19 vaccination was conducted on Saturday to assess the authorities' preparedness and test the mechanisms before the actual program.

31 Aug 2020

West Bengal

West Bengal: Total lockdown for 3 days in September

The West Bengal government on Monday issued guidelines extending the lockdown in containment zones in the state till September 30 to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

13 Jul 2019

Madhya Pradesh

As Anganwadis struggle, MP government spends money on ministers' bungalows

The Madhya Pradesh government, run by Congress leader Kamal Nath, has its priorities straight and Anganwadis don't make the cut.

25 Mar 2019


This Sikkim IAS officer launched project to adopt, transform villages

Until three years ago, Rongbul, a small village in South Sikkim, suffered from various problems, including irregular power supply, lack of government school teachers, and no development among others.

14 Dec 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Government not planning to replace take-home rations with packaged-nutrients: WCD

The government is not planning to replace the existing take-home rations and supplementary nutrition to packaged nutrients at anganwadis, the Lok Sabha was told today.

29 Sep 2018


Anganwadi worker sacked for having three kids, moves Bombay HC

An Anganwadi worker in Maharashtra has approached the Bombay HC challenging the state government's decision to dismiss her from the job for having more than two children and thus, not adhering to its "Small Family" Rules.

WCD launches a toll-free helpline to address nutrition queries

A toll-free helpline was launched today to address queries associated with nutrition and malnutrition, a major area of concern in the country, a Women and Child Development official said.

31 Jul 2018


Telangana: 11 minor girls rescued from brothels, 11 traffickers arrested

Eleven minor girls have been rescued from brothels in a Telangana town and eight traffickers, including six women arrested.

29 Mar 2018


Delhi AAP MLA in trouble for threatening, abusing woman

Even as the supposed assault on chief secretary Anshu Prakash at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's house is investigated, another case of bad behavior by an AAP MLA has cropped up.

24 Feb 2018

Aadhaar Card

UIDAI announces blue-colored 'Baal Aadhaar' for kids below five

Aadhaar is increasingly becoming mandatory for Indian citizens, and even newborns are eligible to be enrolled.

How to apply for Aadhaar for your minor kid

Many nursery schools in Delhi have mandated Aadhaar of kids for admission this time.