Policy Briefs & Reports

Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)

Ritwik Shukla, Avani Kapur

July 12, 2019

The Integrated Child Development Services is the Government of India’s (GoI’s) flagship programme aimed at providing basic education, health, and nutrition services for early childhood development.

This brief uses government data to analyse ICDS performance along the following parameters:

Allocations, releases, and expenditures
Component-wise trends
Human and physical resources
Coverage, and
Outcome