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The HUNGaMA Survey Report – 2011


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    The HUNGaMA (Hunger and M alnutrition) S urvey conducted across 112 rural districts of India in 2011 provides r eliable estimates of c hild n utrition covering nearly 20% of Indian children. The H UNGaMA S urvey shows that p ositive change for child nutrition in India is happening, including in t he 1 00 F ocus D istricts. However rates of child malnutrition are still unacceptably high particularly i n these Focus Districts where over 40 per cent of children are underweight and almost 60 per cent are stunted. [HUNGaMa Report]. URL:[].

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    Date of creation: Jan 2012
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    Keywords: economic growth; malnourished; nutrition status; children; child nutrition survey; districts; underweight; India; stunted; malnourishment; UNICEF; Himachal Pradesh; Kerala and Tamil Nadu; National Rural Employment Guarantee Act ( NREGA); Madhya Pradesh; Chhattisgarh; Bihar; Rajasthan; Jharkhand; Uttar P radesh; Uttaranchal; Orissa; development indicators; nutrition survey;


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