This discussion paper shows that schools offer a unique opportunity to improve nutrition using a systemic, multi-sectoral approach. Social, health, economic and ethic arguments coalesce in and around schools.
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Nutrition Level Under ICDS Scheme, 28/07/2017. As on 31.03.2017, 9.83 crore beneficiaries availed the Supplementary Nutrition under the Anganwadi Services of Umbrella ICDS Scheme. A statement showing the funds allocated and utilised under ICDS scheme for Supplementary Nutrition during each of the last three years, State/UT-wise is annexed.
This report aims to provide a general overview of national trends and of state-level variability in nutrition outcomes, determinants, and intervention coverage, thus helping to identify areas of progress and areas where more investment is critical to accelerate progress.