Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS)

India is home to the largest child population in the world with 158 million children. However, 50% of children are underweight, 45% have stunted growth and 75% are anemic. The Integrated Child Development Scheme aims for holistic child development by providing a well-integrated package of services at the community level. The scheme provides pre-school education of children, supplementary nutrition, immunization, health check up along with nutrition and health education