The India Health Report on Nutrition 2015 offers a critical analysis of the current situation with nutrition at the national and state levels in India. It provides easy-to-understand, state-wise data dashboards for 28 states and Delhi that give a comprehensive view of nutrition and its determinants.

The World Health Organization notes that India has a high environmental disease burden, with the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) for 2010 ranking ambient air pollution (AAP) as the fifth largest killer in India.

A comprehensive strategy for the prevention and control of NCDs must integrate public health actions to minimize risk factor exposure at the level of the population and reduce risk at the level of individuals at high risk.