Goals & objectives


  • Preventing and reducing undernutrition as early as possible.

  • Focusing on reaching children under three years of age, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

  • An integrated approach to early child development.

  • Extending from the centre to family and community based approaches.

  • Fostering decentralization, flexibility and community based locally responsive child care approaches, relevant to diverse local contexts, Strengthening convergence.

  • Moving from outlays to child related outcomes and ensuring ICDS Universalisation with Quality.