25 January, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the move and reasons for it; about the ICDS scheme and its objectives
News: Urban areas are likely to receive a renewed focus under the government’s ICDS programme, which provides for anganwadis or daycare centres across the country for delivery of nutrition and preschool education.
About the move
What are the challenges in the urban areas?
Why a new model for urban areas?
About the ICDS scheme
Objectives of the Scheme are:
Services under ICDS
The ICDS Scheme offers a package of six services, viz.
Source: The Hindu
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