Child Malnutrition: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Short Note – Child Diseases (AES & JE)

The states of UP and Bihar are densely populated, lack sufficient resources, roads, and medical facilities. The problems are compounded by medical ailments that are unique to these regions and majorly, affect children. Two of these diseases are Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE). The JE is a sub-variant of the AES. Acute ..

One Nation, One Ration card

The Central government of India has given the all States and Union Territories a one-year deadline till June 30, 2020 for rolling out the one nation, one ration card system. What is this scheme? Under this system, the beneficiaries will be able to buy subsidized grains from the ration shops in any part of the ..

Child Malnutrition in India

While Indian efforts to combat child malnutrition in India have yielded some good results, the rate of reducing child stunting is just 1%. This is the lowest recorded rate of reducing chronic malnutrition among all emerging economies. India had planned to reduce child malnutrition to just 25% of all children by 2022. However, as per ..