How hunger came back to haunt India9 min read . Updated: 23 Dec 2020, 11:52 AM IST
- With data showing a worrying rise in child undernutrition, urgent action is required. Where are the gaps?
- Getting ICDS services running immediately should be top priority, along with a resumption in school meals. Since malls and cinema halls have reopened, anganwadis should too
In the health and nutrition community, the results of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) are always eagerly awaited. In mid-December, the government released results from 2019-20 for 10 major states, and in many ways, the picture that emerges is not so encouraging. Why, in spite of healthy economic growth, do we see so little progress on these indicators?
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