Risks and adversities during early childhood majorly hamper neurological development. They are also irreversible with long standing impact on the eventual productivity in life. Given the huge impact that deficits in the early years have in terms of human productivity and sustainable development, early childhood development needs serious attention. This research brief provides formative evidence on the gaps in the care practices needed for Early Childhood Development in the Sundarbans. It will begin by first gauging the status of child development, the gaps and challenges in key practices needed for it and it will conclude with key recommendations.
Vadrevu, L.S.; Arnab Mandal; Barun Kanjilal. FHS India Research Brief 8. Early Childhood Development in the Sundarbans: Neglect in the face of risks and adversity. (2015) 4 pp.