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Ranchi District Administration, UNICEF and NGOs come together to promote wearing of masks to contain spread of COVID-19

Ranchi, Jharkhand  | September  | 18, 2020 :: With the relaxation in lockdown norms and resumption of economic activities, people are now coming out of their house and spending more time in public places and markets, and often not following safe and hygiene behaviours such as wearing of masks appropriately, washing and sanitising their hands and […]

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Save the Children with support from NOKIA and in coordination with PRI and District level Government authorities started COVID Relief Response

June | 25, 2020 :: Save the Children with support from NOKIA and in coordination with PRI and District level Government authorities started COVID Relief Response to 4200 fishing community families in 18 coastal villages of Nellore dist, AP. On 20th June, they have reached to 507 families in 4 villages and will continue till […]

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Safeguarding Women and Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic : Prasanta Dash ( CFO, UNICEF Jharkhand )

Ranchi, Jharkhand | June | 16, 2020 :: The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown caused disruptions in all aspects of our lives. As our movements became restricted, there were challenges in availing many of the facilities that we were accustomed to, including care for pregnant women, mothers and children. However, services such as antenatal […]

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State Commission For Protection Of Child Rights from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Odisha jointly find solutions to address Child Labour due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Hyderabad, June, 12, 2020 :: The very visible fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic is the reverse migration, which, experts say, could end up being hard to reconcile with, given the importance of migrant workers to the Indian economy. “In a recent note, Crisil estimates that India has a workforce of 46.5 crore individuals. Of this, […]

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Maintaining Safe Habits is the Key to Safety from COVID-19 : Prasanta Dash, Chief Field Office, UNICEF Jharkhand

Ranchi, Jharkhand | June | 02, 2020 :: The COVID-19 pandemic has kept us in a state of lockdown for over two months. This has had a huge impact on every aspect of our lives, from confinement indoors to closed schools, offices and marketplaces. This time has been challenging for all of us, both physically […]

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Digital Awareness Campaign : “Chuppi Toro, Swasth Raho” is Jharkhand’s call for Menstrual Hygiene Awareness

Ranchi, Jharkhand | May | 28, 2020 :: The Government of Jharkhand announced a month-long digital awareness campaign on Thursday to break the silence around menstrual hygiene to promote better health for girls and women. The “Chuppi Toro, Swasth Raho” (Break the Silence, Stay Healthy) campaign will use digital media to ensure public awareness while […]