The Joint Malnutrition Estimates (JME) report, released by UNICEF, WHO, and the World Bank, sheds light on India’s journey in combating child malnutrition. The report presents data on stunting, wasting, and obesity prevalence rates in India and globally, providing valuable ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2023
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On the 58th Foundation Day of Food Corporation of India (FCI), the food Minister Shri Piyush Goyal released a “5-point reform agenda for FCI”. It is also called “5 Sutras”. The agenda aims to improve FCI and its progress. What ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2024
The Assam Mission on Malnutrition was launched in 2020 to eradicate malnutrition among children in the age group of six months to five years. It was launched under the name Project Parvarish. About the Mission It was launched during Poshan ..
Category: Awards, Honours & Persons in News
World Food Day is observed every year on October 16. Year 2021 marked the 76th World Food Day. Key facts This day makes human realise how privileged are they to gorge on the delicacies from across the world as well ..
UNICEF released its new report titled “Fed to Fail? The crisis of children’s diets in early life” on September 23, 2021. Key Findings According to the report, Children aged under 2 are not getting the food or nutrients they need ..
While addressing the nation on 75th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to provide fortified rice to poor under various schemes. Key Points This decision was taken in order to address the problem of malnutrition in India. Providing nutrition ..