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Only 10% children in India received adequate diet in 2015-16
eMediNexus,  26 December 2018
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Only 10% of children between 6 and 13 months received an adequate diet in 2015-16 as per National Family Health Survey-4. Citing this data the NITI Aayog in its strategy paper New India at 75, says the governments Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) has a "design limitation" because its focus on the first 1,000 days of the childs life-when over 80% of the brain development occurs-is inadequate.Niti Aayog has said that the nutrition programmes in the country mus
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