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Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day 11

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY-11 (30/07/2013) 1) What is malnutrition and undernourishment? Why is India according to some reports, in spite of surplus food grain production, home to a large number of stunted, wasted and underweight children in the world?  Explain. (300 Words) 2)“In the post-independence India, the myth of Balkanization was belied by the peaceful reorganization of India into various linguistic...

Child Malnutrition In India – Magnitude, Its Causes, Consequences and Remedies

“Though quieter than famine, persistent undernutrition kills many more people slowly in the long run than famine do”   (Dre’ze and Sen 1998) India’s much coveted ‘demographic dividend‘ might be  in jeopardy. It is estimated that by 2030, there  will be 484.86 million youth (aged between 15 to 34) in India. Much has been said about its potential for the Indian economy...

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