Malnutrition among children in Odisha remains an unresolved health issue as two more kids have been found suffering from it
These are images of children of Nagada Village, which had shot into national headlines for malnutrition deaths. It seems nothing much has changed. Students here reportedly have to walk 20km to collect the MDM ration.
When the State government claim to have been spending lakhs of rupees for the development of Nagada, this kind of neglect by the block administration has raised question marks over the sincerity of the government.
Jajpur: Tucked in the forested hills in Jajpur district, Nagada which was once inaccessible and had made it to the headlines for malnutrition deaths, has turned into a ‘model’ village in barely a year as per local administration parlance. Though the ‘model’ concept does specify the parameters that are mostly infrastructural, the villagers staying in […]
Jajpur: Five child labourers were rescued by a team of District Child Protection Unit and police following a joint raid on Thursday in Jajpur district’s Nagada village which was in news for malnourishment deaths. The district administration handed over the rescued children to the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) after conducting their medical examination, said sources. According to […]
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Jajpur: Health Minister Pratap Jena on Thursday visited tribal-dominated Nagada village under Sukinda block in Jajpur district and inquired about health condition of malnourished children in the area. The Minister also reviewed healthcare services and other facilities available in the area. The move came a few days after OTV broadcast a report on how children […]
Jajpur: After solar lights, water filters and visit of doctors could not improve the lives of malnourished children of Nagada area, the Jajpur district administration launched bus service today to help local residents reach other parts of the State. Jajpur collector Ranjan Kumar Das and local legislator Priti Ranjan Ghadai launched the daily bus service […]
Jajpur: The heartbreaking story of Kamali Pradhan, 3-year-old from upper Nagada area of the industrial town of Jajpur, says it all. At a time when the kid should revel in the bliss and beauty of childhood, burden of undernourishment haunts her making her powerless. A mouthful of watered rice, a bit of saag is all […]
Jajpur: Even after multiple child deaths in Nagada had shocked the nation last year, malnutrition continues to haunt the village in Jajpur district with more than 10 children found suffering from undernourishment in the area again. It has been alleged that a four-month-old son of villager Brahma Pradhan lost his life to malnutrition and malaria […]
Jajpur: Two-year-old Manasi whose face bore the appalling picture of abject malnutrition of Nagada in Jajpur lost her battle after succumbing to malaria. As per sources, Mansi, daughter of Dhaneswar Pradhan died of malaria while under treatment at Tisco hospital in Kaliapani. She was admitted to the hospital two days back. A wave of death […]
Keonjhar: With the memories of deaths of 19 children due to malnutrition in Nagada of Jajpur district still fresh, death of a 4-year-old child under similar conditions in Badambi Nahaka sahi of Ghasipura block in Keonjhar district has exposed ground realities of implementation of various welfare schemes at the grassroot level. As per reports, the […]
Bhubaneswar: The State Chief Food Commissioner Rangalal Jamuda, on Friday, visited Nagada village in Jajpur district to take a stock of the infrastructural development in the region. After reviewing the overall progress in Nagada, Jamuda said the road work in the area would be completed within a month. “A pond has been constructed but it […]
Jajpur: The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Central Range, AB Ota on Saturday took stock of progress of various developmental works at Nagada here. Speaking to media persons, Ota cited that the undergoing construction of a main road connecting to improve the connectivity in area will be completed by May 30. The RDC further said that the government […]
Bhubaneswar: Reacting to the affidavit made in the Orissa High Court in which the Jajpur district collector has denied deaths of infants at Nagada village due to malnutrition, Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan has, on Monday, condemned the apathy of the Naveen government towards the incident. The ruling party’s apathy, negligence and irresponsibility towards the […]