Integrated child developmental scheme(ICDS)

Integrated child developmental scheme(ICDS)

Q. 1

Under the ICDS scheme a child of 12 months age who is severely malnourished will get supplementary nutrition amounting to:

 A

500 calories and 12-15 grams protein

 B

800 calories and 20-25 grams protein

 C

600 calories and 18-20 grams protein

 D

500 calories and 20-25 grams protein

Q. 1

Under the ICDS scheme a child of 12 months age who is severely malnourished will get supplementary nutrition amounting to:

 A

500 calories and 12-15 grams protein

 B

800 calories and 20-25 grams protein

 C

600 calories and 18-20 grams protein

 D

500 calories and 20-25 grams protein

Ans. B

Explanation:

Beneficiaries of the supplementary nutrition initiative under the ICDS programme are as follows:

  Group of beneficiary

  Supplement

  6-72 month children

  500 calories and 12-15 grams protein

  6-72 month children with severe malnourishment

  800 calories and 20-25 grams protein

  Pregnant and lactating mothers

  600 calories and 18-20 grams protein

 

Ref: Park, 21st Edition, Page 545


Q. 2

Administrative unit of ICDS project in rural area is:

 A

Panchayat

 B

Sub centre

 C

PHC

 D

Community development block

Q. 2

Administrative unit of ICDS project in rural area is:

 A

Panchayat

 B

Sub centre

 C

PHC

 D

Community development block

Ans. D

Explanation:

Administrative units for ICDS are as follows:

  • Rural area: Community development block
  • Tribal area: Tribal development block
  • Urban area: Group of slums
Ref: Mastering Community medicine by Asif Khan, Jaypee publications page-192.

Q. 3

In ICDS the requirement in pregnant females is:

 A

300 cal, 15 gm protein

 B

300 cal. 25 gm protein

 C

500 cal, 15 gm protein

 D

500 cal, 25 gm protein

Q. 3

In ICDS the requirement in pregnant females is:

 A

300 cal, 15 gm protein

 B

300 cal. 25 gm protein

 C

500 cal, 15 gm protein

 D

500 cal, 25 gm protein

Ans. D

Explanation:

Community Nutrition Programmes:

 

1. Special nutrition programme
• Beneficiaries: children below 6 years of age, pregnant, nursing mothers.
• Area: urban slums, tribal areas and backward rural area.
• Supplementation: 
a.300 Kcal, 10-12 gm protein per child per day. 
b.500 Kcal, 25 gm protein to mothers. 
c.Provided for 300 days. It is merged with ICDS.

 

ICDS Scheme (Integrated child development services scheme)

 

i.Supplementary nutrition
ii.Vitamin A prophylaxis 
iii.IFA tablet distribution

Beneficiaries: children below 6 years, adolescent girls 11-18 years, pregnant and lactating mothers.

•One Anganwadi worker for 1000 population

 

ALSO KNOW:

 

Balwadi Nutrition Programme:

 

Beneficiaries: children 3-6 years.

Supplementation: 300 kcal & 10 gm protein.

 

Mid-day meal programme:

 

i.Meal supplies 1/3rd of total energy and ½ of protein. 
ii.Low cost/ easy to cook at school
iii.Locally available food to be used.
iv.Change of menu.

 

Mid-day meal scheme (National Programme of Nutritional Support to Primary Education)
a.Launched as centrally sponsored scheme on 15 August 1995 and revised in 2004.
b.Objective is universalization of primary education.
c.Originally covers children in class 1 to V
d.Free supply of 100 g of food grain per student per day
e.300 kcal and 8-12 gm protein 
f.Single dish meal like broken wheat pulao, upma, leafy khichdi and dhal vegetable bhat.
g.Cereal pulse combination. Ratio ranging from 3:1 to 5:1.
h.Iodized salt to be used.

Ref : Park’s Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine; 18th edition; Page-482

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Q. 4

ICDS was launched at-

 A

Community development block

 B

Town level

 C

City level

 D

District level

Q. 4

ICDS was launched at-

 A

Community development block

 B

Town level

 C

City level

 D

District level

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘a’ i.e., Community development block

o ICDS was launched on 2″d October 1975 in 33 Community development block.

o ICDS programme is a globally recognized community based early child care programme, which addresses the basic interrelated needs of yound children, expectant and nursing mothers and adolescent girls across the life cycle, in a holistic manner.


Q. 5

Who are NOT benificiaries of ICDS scheme

 A

Adolescent females

 B

School going children

 C

Pregnant females

 D

Lactating females

Q. 5

Who are NOT benificiaries of ICDS scheme

 A

Adolescent females

 B

School going children

 C

Pregnant females

 D

Lactating females

Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘b’ i.e., School going children 

Integrated child development services (ICDS)

o Currently, the most important scheme in the field of child welfare is the ICDS scheme.

o It was initiated by the Govt. of India in the ministry of social and women’s welfare in 1975.

Objectives

The objectives of the ICDS scheme are :‑

a)To improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age group 0-6 years;

b)To lay the foundations for proper psychological, physical and social development of the child;

c) To reduce mortality and, morbidity, malnutrition and school drop-out;

d)To achieve an effective coordination of policy and implementation among the various departments working for the promotion of child development; and

e)To enhance the capability of the mother and nutritional needs of the child through proper nutrition and health education.

To achieve the above objective the ICDS aims at providing the following package of services.


Q. 6

Nutritional supplement for two year old child under ICDS scheme is –

 A

200 Calorie

 B

300 Calorie

 C

400 Calorie

 D

500 Calorie

Q. 6

Nutritional supplement for two year old child under ICDS scheme is –

 A

200 Calorie

 B

300 Calorie

 C

400 Calorie

 D

500 Calorie

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘d’ i.e., 500 calories

o Under ICDS Scheme supplementary nutrition is given to:

Children below 6 yrs

Nursing mothers

Expectant mothers

o The aim is to supplement nutritional intake for

1)  Each child 6-72 months of age —) 500 calories and 12-15 grams ofprotein (financial norm of Rs 6.00 per child per day).

2)  Severely malnourished child 6-72 months of age –> 800 calories and 20-25 grams protein (financial norm of Rs 6.00 per child per day).

3)  Each pregnant and nursing woman 600 calories and 18-20 grams of protein (financial norm of Rs 5.00 per beneficiary per day).

  • Under the revised nutritional and feeding norms for supplementary nutrition, State goverments/UTs have been mandated to provide more than one meal to the children who come to AWCs, which include providing a morning snack in the form of milk/banana/egg/seasonal fruit/micronutrient fortified food followed by a hot cooked meal. For children below 3 years of age and pregnant & lactating mothers, “take home ration” is to be provided. o Supplementary nutrition is given for 300 days a year.

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Q. 7

In ICDS the requirement in pregnant females is

 A

300 cal, 15 gm protein

 B

300 cal , 25 gm protein

 C

500 cal, 15 gm protein

 D

None

Q. 7

In ICDS the requirement in pregnant females is

 A

300 cal, 15 gm protein

 B

300 cal , 25 gm protein

 C

500 cal, 15 gm protein

 D

None

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘None’

o According to 21st/e of Park, answer of this question is none as 600 calories and 18-20 grams of protein are recommended for pregnant and nursing women.

Kishori Shakti Yojna (KSY)

o KSY is rename of ‘Adolescent Girl’s scheme’ under ICDS.

  • Its aims are –
  • To improve the nutritional and health status of adolescent girls

To promote self development, awareness of health, hyiegene nutrition and family life and child care. o KSY covers 6118 ICDS projects.


Q. 8

The ICDS scheme includes children upto……………….. years of age –

 A

6

 B

10

 C

4

 D

8

Q. 8

The ICDS scheme includes children upto……………….. years of age –

 A

6

 B

10

 C

4

 D

8

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘a’ i.e., 6 


Q. 9

ICDS package does not include –

 A

Nutrition

 B

Immunisation

 C

Health check up

 D

Formal education

Q. 9

ICDS package does not include –

 A

Nutrition

 B

Immunisation

 C

Health check up

 D

Formal education

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘d’ i.e., Formal education 

It is non formal education

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Q. 10

The ICDS scheme is sponsored by 

 A

Ministry of health & family welfare

 B

Ministry of Social welfare

 C

Ministry of education

 D

None

Q. 10

The ICDS scheme is sponsored by 

 A

Ministry of health & family welfare

 B

Ministry of Social welfare

 C

Ministry of education

 D

None

Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘b’ i.e., Ministry of social welfare 


Q. 11

As per ICDS the recommended nutrition for 3 ‑6 yrs age is__________ kcal and_______gm of proteins ‑

 A

200/10

 B

300/10

 C

250/10

 D

500/15

Q. 11

As per ICDS the recommended nutrition for 3 ‑6 yrs age is__________ kcal and_______gm of proteins ‑

 A

200/10

 B

300/10

 C

250/10

 D

500/15

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘d’ i.e., 500/15

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