System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
for Agriculture and Nutrition


Research and discussion about food security and nutrition are important as India is having the world's highest number of underweight children.


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  • Has Food Security Bill Reduced Malnutrition in India ?

    user  Rudra Narayan Mishra
    time  On 01 Jan 1900   

    Rudra Narayan Mishra, Asst Professor at Gujarat Institute of Development Research talks about National Food Security Act. Its implementation throughout country, problems in implementation. He also talks about how the coverage and implementation of Integrated Child Development Scheme is less among pre-schools and also the Urban-Rural disparity amongst the children. He also talks about factors responsible for poor nutrition among women and policies to tackle the same through government policies.

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  • Dietary Transition: Implications for Nutrition

    user  Vani S. Kulkarni
    time  On 21 Feb 2017   

    Dr Vani took up the studies of diet diversification as it was found that poverty reduced sharply but undernourishment did not. She is of the opinion that with growing urbanisation and changing lifestyles our food has become more fat based. Obesity and underweight have to be tackled fast as these can lead to non-communicable diseases. The increasing protein of young population should understand the importance of healthy eating and healthy life style.

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  • Renewed focus on soil health

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