Child Health

Nurture mission

Print edition : July 24, 2015

A child receives polio vaccine at a health centre in Bhubaneswar. Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty

Pupils of a school near Bhubaneswar during their mid-day meal. Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty

Odisha shows the way in the implementation of the ICDS scheme to ensure that children receive nutrition and care in their earliest years, but the Centre’s moves to slash budgetary allocations could wreak havoc on such programmes.
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