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
The Government of India is to include millets in the mid day meal scheme. This is being done to enhance the nutrition in children. The announcement was made by the Ministry of Education. It is to be implemented by PM ..
Category: Government Schemes 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 - 2022
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 ..
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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 ..
NITI Aayog recently launched Poshan Gyan along with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Centre for Social and Behaviour Change, Ashoka University. Poshan Gyan is a National Digital Repository on health and nutrition. Poshan Gyan Poshan Gyan is ..