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69% of India’s Electricity Comes from Coal

69% of India’s Electricity Comes from Coal

India’s Integrated Child Development Services needs to undergo significant changes to address the current malnutrition crisis in India, according to a World Bank report. The prevalence of underweight children in India is among the highest in the world, and is nearly double that of Sub-Saharan Africa, the report says. It also observes that malnutrition in India is a concentrated phenomenon. A relatively small number of states, districts, and villages account for a large share of the burden – 5 states and 50 percent of villages account for about 80 percent of the malnutrition cases.
Source: India’s Undernourished Children: A Call for Reform and Action
Additional Articles: India: Malnutrition Report

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