Food for malnourished children sold as feed for livestock

Jun 08, 2012, 11:17 IST | NDTV

A TV channel exposes a tale of shame from Maharashtra where food for malnutrated children are being siphoned off and sold as feed for livestock

A hidden-camera investigation uncovered this nexus in Vikramgadh taluka in Thane district.

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The probe revealed that nutrition supplements meant for starving children in anganwadis is being siphoned off by middlemen, allegedly in connivance with government officials.
What's more shocking is that the supplements are then sold to poultry and dairy farms as feed for livestock.
Vikramgadh taluka has a large tribal population and malnutrition is very high amongst them.

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