Nutritional Deprivation Among Indian Pre-school Children: Does Rural-Urban Disparity Matter?

Published By: Gujarat Institute of Development Research (GIDR) | Published Date: October, 01 , 2007

This paper focuses on a particular aspect of such rural-urban difference, namely nutritional status of children. Over the years it is found that under nutrition among children in India; have declining trend, although at different pace in different states. The present work tries to evaluate the achievement of Indian states in three anthropometric indicators in reducing the prevalence of child undernutrition. NFHS data for last three rounds are used for the purpose.

Author(s): Rudra Narayan Mishra | Posted on: Jan 26, 2016 | Views() | Download (133)

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