ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Tale of Two Surveys

Child Undernutrition in India

The child undernutrition estimates from the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey, 2016–18 reveal that many Indian states have made substantial decline, reversing their poor past record in wasting, ranging from 7 to 14 percentage points within just 30 months. Is it really possible to make such a large decline in such a short span of time? Or, does this point to an anomaly in data or estimation?



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Updated On : 29th Jun, 2020

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