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CHILD WELFARE SCHEMES IN TAMILNADU (1975-1987)

Shiny S

Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of History, Nesamony Memorial Christian College, Marthandam, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract


The present paper aims to highlight child welfare schemes in Tamilnadu from 1975 to 1987. Child welfare refers to physical, mental, and social wellbeing of child. The government Tamilnadu launched various schemes to improve the condition of children. The Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) introduced in the year 1975-1976 aimed at enhancing nutrition and learning opportunities the health of a infants, young children up to six years and their mothers. It consists of programs, pre – school education, supplementary nutrition, immunization, health checkups, referral services and nutrition education. Child welfare schemes also includes balwadies for tribal’s, balwadies in harijan colonies, welfare of destitute children, chief ministers nutrious meal program, free supply of text books and dresses, free foot wear to the children, students scholarship, day care centre in city slums etc. This programs enhanced the social, economic condition of children.

Keywords


child welfare schemes, tamilnadu, balwadies

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Shiny, S. (2019). Child Welfare Schemes in Tamilnadu (1975-1987). Sparkling International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Studies, 2(3), 30-36.

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