‘The most popular child-care centre in India’ – Top 5 best child-centres in India
The top five child-caring centres in India are all located in the country’s southern states.
The top five centres are: St Joseph’s (Nagpur), Shaw Academy (NCR), Swami Sankranti Academy (Rangarajan) and Magic Cat Academy (Gujarat).
The top three centres in each state are: Swami Chaudhary Missionary Baptist Church, Vidyalaya Missionary Missionaries Home, and the Missionary Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kolkata.
Culturally, the top five best child care centres in the state are based on the local characteristics of the community and the ability of parents to provide a nurturing environment.
While the top three are based in major cities, the best childcare centres in smaller towns and villages are clustered around the coast.
Top five best centre in Gujarat stateCulturally, the five best centres in Gujarat are located in Kollam, Kanchi, Bijapur, Alwar, and Patiala.
These five centres were selected from the list of the top centres in five states and seven union territories.
According to a 2017 report by the Institute of Child Health and Development (ICHD), there were 1.24 million children in India under five.
Of these, 2.26 million were in primary care, the remaining 7 million were at home or in preschool, with children aged 6-12 accounting for the rest.