Full findings of UNICEF survey yet to be released


Congress asks Maneka Gandhi to explain exclusion of Gujarat.

The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has not published the full findings of a UNICEF-supported Rapid Survey of Children (RSOC) even after one year of its completion. The original survey reportedly showed that child immunisation coverage in Gujarat dipped under the Narendra Modi government, but the government has contested the findings.

The delay in release has resulted in a political storm, with Ahmed Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, shooting off a letter to Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi raising uncomfortable questions on exclusion of survey data on Gujarat............Read more

 

Source: The Hindu


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