Integrated Child Development Services Pre-Budget

Integrated Child Development Services Pre-Budget

Centre for Policy Research
25 January 2021

Integrated Child Development Services is Government of India’s (GoI’s) flagship programme aimed at providing basic education, health, and nutrition services for early childhood development. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, this brief uses government data to analyse:

■ Required funds, allocations, and releases;
■ Changes in coverage and service delivery due to the COVID-19 pandemic;
■ Human and physical resources; and
■ Malnutrition status