Milk powder supply to school children delayed

Devagere schoolchildren received the milk powder for June and July only in late August. Experts say that this affects their nutrition levels. Bangalore: Devagere schoolchildren have received their milk powder quota for June and July on August 25, 2021. The children were supposed to receive 500 gms of milk powder each for June and July, […]

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Child nutrition goes dry with dry grains.

Children in Karnataka are vulnerable to growth stunting and malnutrition as the mid-day meal program is affected because of Covid-19 guidelines.    Bengaluru: Malnutrition, anaemia and stunted growth have worsened in children in Karnataka because of the pandemic. According to the fourth round survey by National Family Health Survey (NFHS), 39 per cent of children between the […]

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