Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS)

Condition of ICDS workers

· Regularization The Ministry of Women and Child Development has made it clear that the Government has no plans to regulari…

Why is the ICDS ridden with Problems?

According to the National Family Health Survey the number of underweight children under three increased in Assam from 36% in…

State Funding for the ICDS Scheme

Prior to the financial year 2005-06 the Centre was providing 100 % financial assistance to all component services of the ICD…

Problems of the CDPOs and DPOs

These officers are under the bureaucratic control of the District Magistrate, hence can take no decisions on their own. Even…

The Case of the Anganwadi Supervisors

The Anganwadi Supervisor is supposed to inspect the Anganwadi Centres in a particular sector and see that they are functioni…

Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS)

Introduction The role and position of the mother with regard to her child is so fundamental that any scheme   that targets…

ICDS Scheme and its Aims

This Central Scheme was launched on 2nd October 1975, and it is one of the world's largest and most unique programmes fo…

Condition and Initiatives in UP [ICDS]

On 1st November 2014, on the lines of Maharashtra State, State Nutrition Mission was set up and 7 thousand villages were ado…

Controversies [ICDS]

In U.P., malnutrition figures have not only persisted, but they have also been mired in controversies. In 2012, the state…

Bureaucratic Approach and No Promotion

Many of the workers have been complaining that the ICDS guidelines are never followed and the scheme suffers from all kinds …

Low Honorarium

The honorarium is extremely low and there is no incentive for sincere workers. The honorarium of CDPOs, Anganwadi Supervisor…

The Plight of the Anganwadi Supervisors

Anganwadi Supervisors in Uttar Pradesh have formed a separate Association of their own, because they were the ones burdened …

General Issues

There is propagation of a lot of misinformation regarding malfunctioning of the government scheme by the media. The AWCs in …

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