This report explores the state of nutrition in Odisha, assesses how nutrition outcomes changed in the state, and more importantly, and examines the road that lies ahead of Odisha on the journey to support better nutrition for the state.
A TRAFFIC analysis finds a significant increase in reported poaching of wild animals in India during the lockdown period that is not restricted to any geographical region or state or to any specific wildlife area.
Micronutrient deficiency continues to affect sizeable sections of the global population in India and this “hidden hunger” extracts a substantial toll in terms of morbidity, mortality, reduced economic productivity and poor quality of life from those who are affected.
The Governor of Odisha promulgated the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 on April 7, 2020. The Ordinance amends the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. The Act provides for the prevention of the spread of dangerous epidemic diseases.
The Government of Odisha has come out with an exclusive document ‘Climate Budget’ which depicts the proportion of budget allocated for mitigating climate change. The document was presented in the Odisha Legislative Assembly on the occasion of the recent budget session of Odisha, commenced from 14 Feb 2020.
This compilation of case studies from the central eastern tribal states of Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand is an attempt to bring together practices and experiences of forest dependent communities of managing and governing their resources.
The Government of Odisha is the first State in India to initiate the concept of Nutrition Budgeting in the Financial Year (FY) 2020-21. The analysis follows a multi-sectoral approach that deals with both Nutrition Specific (direct nutrition centric) and Nutrition Sensitive (indirect nutrition centric) schemes and interventions.
The preparation of the State Action Plan for 2019-20 is aimed at achieving the desired outcomes under the key focus areas. The Empowered Committee (EC) has observed that the implementation of Rural Development Programmes had been outstanding in various States/UTs.