INDIA SPENDS 4.5%OF GDP ON HEALTH STILL
42.5% CHILDREN IN INDIA SUFFERS FROM MALNUTRITION
Prevalence of underweight children in India is among the highest in the world double than Sub-Saharan Africa
Madhya Pradesh has highest population suffering from malnutrition
SOLUTION OF THE PROBLEM
Works to align and
SPECIFIC ACTIONS FOR NUTRITION
Feeding Practices & Behaviors:
Encouraging exclusive breastfeeding up to
6 months of age and continued
breastfeeding with appropriate and
nutritious food up to 2 years of age and
Antenatal and prenatal care of mother .
Fortification of foods: Enabling access
to nutrients through incorporating them
Preventing food adulteration.
Direct provision of extra nutrients.
Treatment of acute malnutrition:
Enabling persons with moderate and
severe malnutrition to access effective
-Education & Health
Giving practical and informational
training about : Nutrition, Breast
feeding , Good hygiene, Family
Promoting community based
projects with strict monitoring.
Part from providing rice and wheat
introduce other supplements of
nutrition (pulses, oilseeds, fruits
State should priorities health
schemes especially concerning to
small children eg: ICDS(Intregrated
child development scheme).
Conduct nutrition training in
agriculture , commerce and planning
Nutrition as a subject in primary and
secondary schools In curriculum..
Nutrition professional education with
training medical and paramedical
Provision to compel doctors and
other health personnel to serve
Increase the number of doctors ,
nurses and health workers to handle
1.27 billion population of INDIA.
• Reducing defragmentation of land by security of
• making conflict management committee .
• Capacity building with local and regional farmers.
• Strengthening farm credits.
• Crop Insurance programmes.
• Adopt improved cultivation practices.
• Promoting biofortification.
• Improve post harvest management.
• Increase cultivation of traditional crops eg:
• Introducing GPS system in vehicles carrying food grains to
track on the trucks transporting food grains.
• Introduction of coupon system: where beneferies are
provided with coupon bearing barcode .
Implementation of Right to Public Services by
introduction of technology
• A interactive voice response system where citizen can call
a helpline and get clarification regarding their entitlements
• use of a service delivery monitoring software.
• Software to register complaint and automatically
generating 3 SMS to the concerned department.
Make citizen charater
• Aware the public about it to demine the accountability of
OTHER AREAS TO IMPROVE:
• Promoting their culture and giving them source
of employment through it.
About : Malnutrition and methods to prevent it,
various welfare schemes, human rights, girl
Through street play, puppet shows, radio, cable
T.V, handbills, logo, media , internet etc.
After passing of food security bill and introduction of awareness campaign
against malnutrition by WCD with other welfare schemes and programme has
done a lot in this area but many primary problems are in dire need to tackle so
that malnutrition can be eradicated from the root s of the country.
ORGANIZATIONAL SETUP FOR THE INITIATIVE
IT Team (to create
Co-ordination Team( coordination
between the intersectoral
Curriculum Team ( experts of
various fields e.g.: cultural
expert, health, tourism etc.)
works under chief
controller team .
•One Regional controller
for each of 100 regional
and district centers
identified for imparting
of vocational training.
•He/she will be
supported by a venue
groups and local NGO
Organizational cost (4
core per annum
Logistic cost (40 lakh
per annum approx)
(1crore per annum approx)
Lack of family interest in
community based programme.
Lack of social pressure in
limited availability of
qualified personnel in rural
areas to adequately address
Cross sectoral coordination
Availability of financial
coordination and scaling of
the public distribution
programme with the local
NGOs, health and nutrition
officers at municipal and
1. World bank
2. Cenus of India
3. World health organisation of India
4. Publication by ideas for India
5. Planning commission report
6. BBC News
1. Census of India
2. World health organization
3. Publication by Ideas for India
4. Planning commission report
5. BBC News
6. Ministry of women & child
7. Public distribution system of INDIA
8. Credit for photos: bbc.co.uk, the guardian,