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Malnutrition In India: A Silent Emergency

While the sustainable development goals (SDGs) aim to end all forms of hunger and malnutrition by 2030, making sure all people- especially children- have...

Activists Oppose Maharashtra’s Ready-To-Use Food Packets Scheme For Malnourished Children

Mumbai: Maharashtra government's proposed plan to provide ready-to-use therapeutic food packets for malnourished children has not found approval from the health activists. According to the activists,...

In Mumbai’s Municipal Schools, 1 In Every 3 Children Malnourished

In Mumbai's Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools, malnutrition has increased from 8 per cent to 34 per cent in the last three years, shows...

Uttar Pradesh To Provide Healthy, Packaged Food To Malnourished Children

Lucknow: Packaged food will be provided to malnourished children in Uttar Pradesh soon, it was decided at a meeting between Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath...

Kerala’s Progress Has Not Reached Its Tribal Belts. Here’s Why

By Sreedevi RS/ IndiaSpend.org Maruthi and her husband Vellangiri are still mourning for their infant son who lived only four-and-a-half-hours after birth in 2014. Maruthi,...

In Delhi’s Schools, Girl Students From Classes 9-12 To Get Mid-day...

New Delhi: The Delhi government will provide the mid-day meal to students of classes 9 to 12 also in all its girls schools. Bananas and...

To Fight Malnutrition, Indian Researchers Develop Protein-Rich Rice

Raipur: A protein-enriched rice variety has been developed by the Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalay (IGKV) in Raipur and researchers hope it would serve as...

A Liquor Bottle – Tantrik’s Fee To ‘Treat’ Malnourished Children

Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh: In Vadi village, nearly 400 km from Bhopal, 60-year-old Sakriya Mandloi performs a ritual to ward off evil spirits. He believes...

Uneducated Anganwadi Workers Rely on Guesswork To Track A Child’s Growth

Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh: At the anganwadi centre in Badgaon village, 375 km from Bhopal, 45-year-old anganwadi worker Thumi Bai struggles to read and note...

Maharashtra Government Pulled Up For Malnourishment Deaths

New Delhi/Mumbai: After the National Human Rights Commission sent a notice to the Maharashtra government two weeks ago, the state faced strong criticism by...