Vitamin A and other MNs supplementation Programme

Right to Education- A dire need for making tomorrow

The landmark passing of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act 2009 marks a historic moment for the children of India. For the first time in India’s history, children will be guaranteed their right to quality elementary education by the state with the help of families and communities.

Girl child education- A step to promote Gender Equality

Girls are less likely to access school, to remain in school or to achieve in education. Education helps women claim their rights and realize their potential in the economic, political and social arenas. It is also the single most powerful way to lift people out of poverty.

Empowering women- An essential part of Right to Equality

Gender equality implies a society in which women and men enjoy the same opportunities, outcomes, rights and obligations in all spheres of life. Women empowerment is vital to sustainable development and the realization of human rights for all.

Awareness building among communities to ensure Child Rights....

The child festival - An effective tools to enhance participation of child

Bal Utsav (The children festival) has been organized every year to give an opportunity to children to enjoy, express, learn and show their talent.

Community Based Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre

CID runs community based NRCs in Shivpuri among Sahariya tribe to build the sense of collective responsibility among the tribe towards the children, also help malnourished children to get back to the normal state. NRCs playing major role in developing children health as well as making our bond stronger with the tribe

Nukkad Natak .. .. .

Stories that teaching a lot

Human chain to prevent declining sex ratio.......

Female infanticide is a deliberate and intentional act of killing a female child within one year of its birth. On the other hand female foeticide is the termination of the life of a fetus within the womb on the grounds that its sex is female and is also known as sex selective abortion.

Environment Conservation The Green is on Red Alert! Environment conservation is alarming to be taken care of .environment is an underrated issue affecting the life of whole world population directly or indirectly .environmental issue has covered whole world, India couldn’t remain untouched and is among the top countries facing environmental Issue due to lack of awareness

Stop Child Marriage Child Marriage is a catastrophic problem , it is not only obliterate the development of children but also make the future dark of the next generation, Centre for Integrated Development works to stop child marriage so that children would not walk into dark.


Reduction of Malnutrition and Anemia in Madhya Pradesh



CHAI’s Nutrition Initiative for MP aims to break the inter-generational vicious cycle of malnutrition. The goal of this project is to reduce the proportion of both anemic adolescent girls and pregnant women by 10 percentage points (from current status of 57% and 60% for adolescent girls and pregnant women, respectively) and to reduce the proportion of underweight and stunted children by 10 percentage points by 2019.


CHAI aims to work with ICDS and Health Department, through NGO partners to improve knowledge, skill and attitude of large network of Front line workers. NGO partners will carry out the implementation strategy of reaching out to AWWs, ASHAs, Teachers and Caregivers through various platforms/activities. CHAI has developed a strategy to work through NGO partners as follows, which will reduce the burden of malnutrition in MP.


  1. Improve the intake of iron folic acid (IFA) supplement by adolescent girls & pregnant women

Poor coordination between departments responsible for hampered effective program implementation at the state, district, block and village level. Resulting to that, beneficiaries either do not get the intended services or receive only partial benefits. The project intends to collaborate closely with the Government of MP to establish a planning and coordination mechanism across departments in managing anemia control programs and simultaneously provide technical and implementation support to program officials and front line workers at the district, block and village level. The objective of this engagement will be to improve the quality and coverage of anemia control programs and strengthen systems in a way that anemia control programs can function seamlessly even after the completion of the grant period.

  1. Build the capacity of front-line workers to effectively manage ICDS support

CHAI will facilitate the capacity building effort of health and ICDS department by developing detailed training plans and help them in imparting training which includes growth monitoring; nutrition counselling; identification, referral, and management of moderate and severe malnutrition cases; and appropriate reporting for the frontline workers.


  1. Improve hygiene and sanitation conditions in areas with high burden of malnutrition

To advance the WASH agenda at the AWC and household level, CHAI will build capacities of community level institutions like front line ICDS and Health workers and the Panchayati Raj (PRI)-CHAI tends to develop comprehensive training modules and job aids to aid effective disseminate of WASH messages to rural families, especially on occasions such as Village Health Nutrition Days (VHND)