Reducing stunting and wasting in children and women

India has recorded a declining trend in child stunting from 48 per cent in 2006 to 38 per cent in 2016 - a relative 20 per cent decrease.

Aditya Veersingh Vasave, nine month old, laid down on weight machine inside Nutrition Rehabillitation Centre ward at Government District Hospital.
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Highlights

India has recorded a declining trend in child stunting from 48 per cent in 2006 to 38 per cent in 2016 - a relative 20 per cent decrease.

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