Our history

UNICEF is fully committed to working with the Government of India to ensure that each child born in this vast and complex country gets the best start in life, thrives and develops to his or her full potential.

In 1985 in India, an elderly couple from the nomadic Banjari tribe sits smiling with their grandchildren in a dwelling near the south-central city of Hyderabad, capital of the state of Andhra Pradesh.