ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Nutritional Deprivation of Children in Orissa

This paper seeks to measure deprivation in terms of physical development and calorie-intake of children in two villages of Orissa. While the first aspect focuses on retardation in the physical growth of children as reflected in their weights vis-à-vis age, the second aspect highlights the inadequacy of children's calorie-intake. The analysis is based on a framework that is typically used in measuring income poverty but is rarely used in the measurement of physical underdevelopment of children.

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