Anganwadi is a type of rural child care centre in India. They were started by the Indian government in 1975 as part of the Integrated Child Development Services program to combat child hunger and malnutrition. Anganwadi means "courtyard shelter" in Indian languages...More Details
The Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) is a centrally sponsored scheme aimed at building a protective environment for children in difficult circumstances, as well as other vulnerable children, through Government-Civil Society Partnership.
This scheme has two components viz. Supplementary Nutrition Component and Non-Supplementary Nutrition Component. The State Government provides 50% financial assistance towards Supplementary Nutrition Component...
The scheme aims at providing a safe place for mothers to leave their children while they are at work and thus is a measure for empowering women as it enables them to take up employment.At the same time, it is also an intervention towards protection and development of children in the age group of 6 months to 6 years...
Government of India has setup National Nutrition Mission with a goal to achieve improvement in nutritional status of children from birth to 6 years, Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers in a time bound manner in three years, commencing from 2017-2018....More Details
Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana is a maternity benefit program run by the government of India. It was introduced in 2016 and is implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. It is a conditional cash transfer scheme for pregnant and lactating women of 19 years of age or above for the first live birth...More Details