Funds for malnutrition scheme under-utilised: data

What is the News? The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has released data on the progress of the Poshan Abhiyan Scheme. What does the data say on Poshan Abhiyan? The funds released under the Poshan Abhiyan Programme which is aimed at curbing malnutrition in the country stand severely under-utilised. Out of the 36… Continue reading Funds for malnutrition scheme under-utilised: data

Cabinet approves Continuation/Modifications of Centrally Sponsored National Scheme for PM POSHAN in School For five more years

What is the News? The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of the ‘National Scheme for PM POSHAN in Schools’ for five years from 2021-22 to 2025-26. What is the National Scheme for PM POSHAN in Schools? This scheme will replace the existing national programme for mid-day meals in schools or Mid-day Meal Scheme. Aim… Continue reading Cabinet approves Continuation/Modifications of Centrally Sponsored National Scheme for PM POSHAN in School For five more years