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Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) In Jharkhand

Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) In Jharkhand:

According to a recent survey, more than 55% did not receive Supplementary Nutrition under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) in Jharkhand even once in the first six months of 2021.

Vulnerability of Jharkhand:

  • As per National Family Health Survey-4 data, every second child in the state is stunted and underweight and every third child is affected by stunting and every 10th child is affected from severe wasting and around 70% children are anemic.


  • The Umbrella Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) is a centrally sponsored scheme implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. It was launched in 1975.

Six Schemes under Umbrella ICDS:

  • Anganwadi Services Scheme
  • Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana:
  • National Creche Scheme:
  • Scheme for Adolescent Girls
  • Child Protection Schem
  • POSHAN Abhiyaan: