Type and level of
BMI range (kg/m2)
Overweight 25.0 - 29.9
Normal 18.5 - 24.9
Undernutrition Mild 17.0 - 18.4
Undernutritio Moderate 16.0 - 16.9
Undernutrition Severe <16.0
How To Measure
WHEN PEOPLE DO NOT EAT ENOUGH NUTRIENTS
TO COVER THEIR NEEDS FOR ENERGY AND
GROWTH OR TO MAINTAIN HEALTHY IMMUNE
Poor diets. Meals may be low in quantity, nutrient density or
variety, or eaten infrequently. Infants may get insufficient
Family food insecurity
Inadequate care of vulnerable household members
A HUMAN WHOSE BODY
WEIGHT IS CONSIDERD
TOO LOW TO BE HEALTHY
*Mild undernourishment is 76%
*Moderate undernourishment is
*Sever undernourishment is
Punjab, Kerala, and Delhi face the highest
rate of overweight and obese individuals
MIDDAY MEAL SCHEME IN
NATIONAL CHILDREN’ FUND
Increases risk of infections and
diseases such as tuberculosis ,
Weakens the immune system
Affects hiv transmission by
transmission from mother to child
in 2005, 40% of women in rural areas,
and 36% of women in urban areas were
found to have mild anaemia.[
Overnutrition can cause
hypertensin,cancer and type-2diabetes
52% of married women and 73% of
infant have anaemia
Physical retardation and reduce
40%womaen in rural areas have
anaemia and 36% of woman in urban
areas have anaemia.
YOJANA Government HospitalsGovernment Schools
Awareness camp-about importance of health and food in life
Safe Drinking And
Sanitation Medical Facilities
Govt. hostels for living,dresses and healthy diet
How to work in Govt.
How to aware other
Providing Employment in
50% share from them.
Education in govt. schools free of cost
Provides employment and take 50%
income till cost recovery
In the bank of Govt.
Women in govt.hospitals
Men in any govt. oranisation
The objectives of Kuposhan Ghatao Yojna are:
To raise the health and nutritional level of not only poor Indian children below 6 years of
age but also to adults suffering from undernutrition and overnutrition.
To create a base for proper mental, physical and social development of children and their
parents in India
To reduce instances of mortality, malnutrition and school dropouts among Indian
To provide health and nutritional information and education to mothers of young children
to enhance child rearing capabilities of mothers in country of India
alongwith midday meal scheme,govt. must ensure that there must be awareness(ABOUT HEALTH AND FOOD)
class in every govt. school.
As ICDS ongly focuses on childre but Undernutrition is common in adult also,so alongwith children same care
must be given to parents.
There must be your organisation centre near every targeted rural area.
Malnutrition people without having shelter must be provided shelter under govt, hostels near targeted area.
General Manager Managers Finance Manager
Team Leaders &Food Mangers
(In both govt.hospitals &schools)
in Rural Area
children &parents 9
Consider a malnutrition suffering
Family Having 4 members
Facilities cost to govt.
1 day food for
Per family CTG=300 per day
Medical facilities to a family=1000
CTG per month=10,000
CTG per family=10,000
For 100 families=100*10,000
Per month=10 lakh
Note-After 2 months ,adults
should be provided employment.
Out of 400,200 are parents
Let average income of parent
50%taken by govt.=1500Rs.
Per month amount returm to
Return amount=3 lakh Rs.
For 100 families CTG=
If a City has average of 1000
If there are 1000 such
CTG For Education of
If city has average of 2,000
For 1000 cities CTG=Rs.2 crore
Total CTG=(1+7+2)=Rs.10 Crore/month
For 1 Years=Rs.120 Crore
For 5 Years CTG=Rs.600 Crore
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