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India cannot afford to have generations of stunted children: Maneka Gandhi
Gandhi, while chairing the second meeting of national council on India's nutrition challenges, said the states also need to identify people who could be benefited by the 'Poshan Abhiyan'.
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Narendra Modi launches Gujarat State Nutrition Mission
Modi today launched the 'Gujarat State Nutrition Mission, offering financial aid to village panchayats to combat malnutrition.
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Aiming for one medical college for every three parliamentary constituencies, government also announced plans to set up 24 new colleges and upgrade existing district hospitals.
States must use NHM funds for food safety: JP Nadda
Food borne diseases impose a huge economic burden on India amounting to as much as 0.5% of India’s GDP or about $28 billion, according to researchers.
It is high time India passes the Child Labour Amendment Bill: Kailash Satyarthi
With 1.4 million children between the ages of 6 and 11 still out of school in India, an increase in education’s budgetary allocation and expenditure is a must.
Maneka Gandhi for a national mission to tackle malnutrition
Gandhi also appreciated some experts' suggestions like setting up of an autonomous body to oversee implementation of such an action plan.
Finance Ministry urges upgradation of social sector schemes, hints at revamp
Jaitley said there was need to upgrade various social sector schemes & their delivery mechanism, indicating that the new govt could be thinking of a recast of welfare schemes.
No nutrition survey in India in last 10 years; Bangladesh performs better
Data from the Rapid Survey on Children carried out by Unicef and the women and child development ministry in 2013 is yet to be made available.
Social sector groups seek tax concession for NGOs
Jatiley, at a pre-budget consultation, asked the social sector related groups to help the government in taking positive advantage of demographic dividend.
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The Global Hunger Index ranking doesn’t reflect significant improvements by India on four key indicators.
Haryana to set up state nutrition commission: Manohar Lal Khattar
He said it was sad that children are malnourished in Haryana, which is known as the 'land of milk and yogurt'.
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The centralized structure addresses concerns stemming from weak bench strength, and resulted in ministers improving performance.
NDDB invites corporates to fund milk programme for school children
"The program will provide a transparent electronic platform to connect people who want to participate as donors in the initiative," Nandakumar said."