SDG 2 – Zero Hunger
Published on : December 21, 2018
3 in 10 stunted children in the world are Indian.
53% Indian women between 15-49 years are anaemic.
Over 80% infants and young children in India do not get minimum dietary diversity.(Source : https://in.one.un.org/page/sustainable-development-goals/sdg-2/)
National Family Health Survey in India captures data that helps us understand nourishment issues, specifically in women and children.Here is how the situation was in : 1. 1992-93 2. 1998-99 3. 2004-05 4. 2015-16 - here and here How has the situation changed over time? Examine it here. The other side of the issue is food availability. Here are some important data points on availability and affordability of foodstuff :