Institutional Papers

Guidelines for Construction of Anganwadi Centers Under MGNREGS in Convergence with ICDS Scheme of the Ministry of Women and Child Development

The article gives the guidelines for setting up the Anganwadi centres under the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS). The Government is committed to repositioning the Anganwadi Centre (AWC) as “...

Institution:Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India

By : Ministry of Rural Development GoI I Published On 01 Aug 2015

Impact of Antenatal Check-ups on Institutional Deliveries in Delhi

This paper focuses on the scenario of antenatal care (ANC) check-ups and institutional deliveries of beneficiaries across five districts of Delhi. The study analyses the socioeconomic parameters and...

Institution:Institute of Economic Growth

By : Suresh Sharma, Jyoti Saini I Published On 01 Jan 2016

Nutrition Moves: States Create Promising Change in India

This publication gathers a collection of twenty case studies that illustrate how Indian states are creating promising change to ensure the delivery of essential nutrition information, counselling, sup...

Institution:UNICEF: State of the World's Children

By : United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF I Published On 01 Jan 2013

Nutrition: The First Two Years are Forever

This report reads from UNICEF’s policy, programme and communication experience globally and in India, both at national and state levels, and builds on the work by the National Coalition for Sustainabl...

Institution:UNICEF: State of the World's Children

By : United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF I Published On 01 Jan 2012

Health Sector Financing by Centre and States/UTs in India: [2013-14 to 2015]

Public expenditure data has been sourced from the State budget documents, detailed demand for grants of MoHFW and other Central Ministries/Departments. This document gives in totality classification...

Institution:Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

By : Ministry of Health and Family Welfare MoH&FW I Published On 01 Jan 2015

India State Hunger Index: Comparisons of Hunger across States

The results of the India State Hunger Index 2008 highlight the continued overall severity of the hunger situation in India, while revealing the variation in hunger across states within India. It is in...

Institution:International Food Policy Research Institute

By : Purnima Menon, Anil Deolalikar, I Published On 01 Feb 2009

Nutritional Intake in India: 2004-2005

The present report on nutritional intake in India is based on data collected through the 61st round of NSS (July 2004-June 2005). It mainly focuses on intake of nutrients by households in terms of pro...

Institution:Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)

By : Ministry of Statistics and Prog Implementation (MOSPI) I Published On 01 May 2007

Priorities for India’s National Health Policy

In this paper we will argue that India’s health policy needs to focus more on delivering those aspects of healthcare which are public or quasi-public goods to correct this balance, and to regulate and...

Institution:Brookings Institution: India Center

By : Rahul Ahluwalia, Shamika Ravi I Published On 01 Jan 2015

Multiple Impacts of Droughts and Assessment of Drought Policy in Major Drought Prone States in India

This study is a result of initiatives taken by the Planning Commission, Government of India, to investigate the multiple impact of drought in one of the India’s drought-prone states i.e. Gujarat. Drou...

Institution:Planning Commission, Government of India

By : Anil Kumar Roy, Indira Hirway I Published On 01 Nov 2007

High and Dry : Climate Change, Water, and the Economy

The impacts of climate change will be channeled primarily through the water cycle, with consequences that could be large and uneven across the globe. Water-related climate risks cascade through food,...

Institution:World Bank

By : World Bank [WB] I Published On 01 Jan 2016