Poshan Abhiyaan for a Malnutrition Free India

India has been making significant investments in achieving food and nutrition security through structured public-funded programmes. In fact, India entrenches the right to food in its Constitution. Article 47 of the Constitution mandates the State to raise the level of nutrition of its citizens. India’s flagship nutrition programme-the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme was […]

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CSIR and CEERI Develops A New Technology to Detect Milk Adulteration

A new technology to analyse and detect milk adulteration has been developed by CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI), Pilani. This technology is based on acquiring electrochemical fingerprint coupled with multivariate data analysis techniques. There are no systems currently available even globally, based on similar methods. This innovation represents the first fully Indian ‘concept to […]

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Food Politics Victimize Malnourished Children in India

New Delhi, July 22 (G’nY News Service): The government’s midday meal scheme, which provides five meals a week to malnourished children in rural areas, is now embroiled in a new controversy. The Madhya Pradesh government has just dismissed a suggestion to include eggs a part of its mid day meal scheme. Instead the government has […]

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