ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Integrated Child Development Services

Special Issues
The ICDS programme is one of the most important public programmes in India, reaching out to the most neglected sections of the population. However, its coverage needs to be expanded to include every...
As a part of the right to food campaign initiated in Chhattisgarh to improve children's access to nutrition especially in the tribal dominated areas, this article analyses the exemplary work of the...
In a democracy, every child must be regarded as indispensable and the government must be accountable for the deaths of children and mothers. Unfortunately, the issue of children's health seldom finds...
The SEWA experience demonstrates that adequate childcare encourages school-going among children and helps tackle social barriers such as caste. Many women can also find employment as crèche teachers...
Child malnutrition is intimately related to inappropriate infant and young child feeding practices, and its beginnings set in during the first two years of an infant's life. The ICDS programme should...
Child mortality rates, especially those of children under five, as well as the incidence of malnutrition among young children remain high in India. The infant and young child feeding programme is in...
The prevalence of "hidden hunger" caused by micronutrient deficiency is widespread among India's rural children, especially in the age group of one to six. This articles examines possible...
Lack of political will and inability to address the basic rights of children like pre-school education, créche facilities, food security and health have made the ICDS programme a failure. This...
The ineffective utilisation of available finances sanctioned by the central government to the states results in the denial of the ICDS scheme to vast numbers of children, women and adolescent girls...
Tamil Nadu's noon meal programme has evolved via the successful intervention of twin pressures - political will that ensured budgetary provision for the programme and the widespread demand for it...
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