Malnutrition is a significant issue in India as there are about 46.6 million stunted children, as per Global Nutrition Report 2018, which is about 1 in every 3 children suffering from malnutrition. What comprises of a balanced diet is a vague concept in rural areas of India. Female literacy is a decisive element in this fight against malnourishment.
Local initiatives have started to combat this global issue. Let’s discover how India is tackling with this issue and how past initiatives have helped shift the local stratosphere. We shall also learn about some basic terminologies and policies related to malnutrition.