GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Women and Child Development
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.458
TO BE ANSWERED ON 24TH NOVEMBER, 2011
Child Nutrition Plan in ICDS
458. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) Whether it is a fact that Government has decided to revamp the child nutrition plan in the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) of the country; and
(b) If so, the details thereof?
MINISTER OF STATE OF THE MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI KRISHNA TIRATH)
(a) & (b): The Government in Ministry of Women & Child Development has initiated the process of Strengthening and Restructuring of Integrated Child Development Services(ICDS) Scheme, under which, along with other initiatives/interventions, the proposal for revising the cost norms of Supplementary Nutrition Programme and linking it with Consumer Price Index are also included. These form part of EFC proposal which has been circulated for inter-ministerial comments.