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Understanding the concept of India’s Anganwadi centres: Facilities for infants that serve rural and urban communities alike

The Directorate of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) provides a range of services addressing the education, as well as health and nutrition needs of children below 6, including: supplementary nutrition, immunisation, health check-ups, referral services, pre-school and non-formal education, nutrition … Continue reading

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Putting an end to exploitation: The Halpati women who don’t want financial help from anybody – Gujarat

Of Spice & Spirit: 24-YO Quits Cushy Job to Double Income of Gujarat Tribe! Jovita Aranha, The Better India, 3 July 2018 Turn the pages of history, and it will narrate the plight of the Halpatis of Gujarat, one of … Continue reading

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Founding a rural tribal school in response to local demand: Sarvodaya Shishu Vatika and Sarvodaya High School – Jharkhand

K A Gupta, TNN (Ranchi), Jan 6, 2017 Sanjay Oraon, a resident of Toto village, 9 kilometers from Gumla has defied the rat race of his generation and started a school for the needy. […] He now runs the Sarvodaya Shishu … Continue reading

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Educational package for children of the Kadar community: Initiating children into formal education easily – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

K. PRADEEP, The Hindu, KOCHI, July 19, 2012 | To read the full story, click here >> An educational package for pre-primary children of the Kadar tribe incorporating their own language will be distributed in 22 anganwadis this week. Dr. … Continue reading

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Millennium Development Goals for tribal health and education: Rights to “survival, growth, development, participation and protection” – Odisha

There is huge potential among tribal children and our state has been promoting their talents in fields of art, culture, sports and education. – Chief minister Naveen Patnaik (The Times of India, 21 December 2015) Source: Odisha government to fund education of … Continue reading

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