Over 33 lakh Indian children malnourished, 17.7 lakh severely affected5 min read . Updated: 07 Nov 2021, 05:52 PM IST
The government data estimates that there are 17,76,902 (17.76 lakh/1.7 million) severely acute malnourished children (SAM) and 15,46,420 (15.46 lakh/1.5 million) moderately acute malnourished (MAM) children as of October 14, 2021
NEW DELHI : Over 33 lakh children in India are malnourished and more than half of them fall in the severely malnourished category with Maharashtra, Bihar and Gujarat topping the list, the WCD ministry has said in response to an RTI query.
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