Complex challenge1 min read . Updated: 24 Apr 2017, 12:03 AM IST
Child malnutrition has always been considered one of India's primary development challenges
Child malnutrition has always been considered one of India’s primary development challenges. But back in 2013, Arvind Panagariya, now vice-chairman of the NITI Aayog, challenged that narrative. International benchmarks to measure malnutrition in children were faulty, he argued, because they failed to take into account genetic differences that could explain the lower weight and shorter heights of Indian children.
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