Child welfare

Left in the lurch

Print edition : April 12, 2019

Thousands of aganwadi workers protest at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi demanding the right to employment on March 3. Photo: SHIV KUMAR PUSHPAKAR

Children in an anganwadi centre in Chokkanahalli in Malur near Bengaluru. Photo: K. BHAGYA PRAKASH

Anganwadis, which provide crucial support to children belonging to economically backward and marginalised communities, have been hit hard by the reduction in budgetary support for the ICDS by the Central government.
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