Improving Nutrition in Kerala: Insights from Examining Trends in Outcomes, Determinants and Interventions between 2006 and 2016

Kerala lies along the coastline, to the extreme south west of the Indian peninsula and has an area of 38,863 square kilometers. The state is divided into 14 districts, 75 taluks and 1535 villages, with a population of 3.34 million people. The literacy rate is 94 percent and the sex ratio is 1084 females for >> Read more

Improving Nutrition in Uttarakhand: Insights from Examining Trends in Outcomes, Determinants and Interventions between 2006 and 2016

Uttarakhand, located in the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range, was formed in November 2000 as the 27th State of India. The state, largely forested, accounts for 1.6 percent of the area of the country and includes 13 districts (Government of Uttarakhand 2017). The state is home to more than 10 million people (0.8 percent >> Read more

Improving Nutrition in Punjab: Insights from Examining Trends in Outcomes, Determinants and Interventions between 2006 and 2016

Punjab, situated in the north-western plains of India, accounts for 1.5 percent of the area of the country and includes 22 districts (Government of Punjab 2017). The state is home to more than 27 million people (2.3 percent of the population of India) of which 75.8 percent are literate (Census of India 2011). Punjab has >> Read more

Improving Nutrition in Assam: Insights from Examining Trends in Outcomes, Determinants and Interventions between 2006 and 2016

Assam, situated in the north-east of India, accounts for 2.4 percent of the area of the country and includes 33 districts (Government of Assam 2017). The state is home to more than 31 million people (2.5 percent of the population of India), of which 72.2 percent are literate (Census of India 2011). Assam has a >> Read more

Improving Nutrition in Andhra Pradesh: Insights from the Current Status of Outcomes, Determinants and Interventions in 2016

Andhra Pradesh, situated in the southern belt of India, has an area of about 1.6 million squared kilometers and a population of approximately 49.67 million (Andhra Pradesh Government 2017). In March 2014, the former state of Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated into the current state of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Prior to 2014, Andhra Pradesh consisted >> Read more

Improving Nutrition in Odisha: Insights from Examining Trends in Outcomes, Determinants and Interventions between 2006 and 2016

Odisha, an eastern Indian state with a long coastline, middle mountainous regions, central plateaus and major flood plains, is rich in natural resources and accounts for 4.8 percent of the area of the country (Government of Odisha 2017). Odisha has 30 districts subdivided into 314 blocks (Government of Odisha 2017) and is home to more >> Read more

Improving Nutrition in Delhi: Insights from Examining Trends in Outcomes, Determinants and Interventions between 2006 and 2016

The National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi is divided into nine districts for administrative purposes. As of 2011, Delhi accounted for 1.4 percent of India’s population (Census of India 2011) and had 9.9 percent of its population living under poverty line (Planning Commission, 2013). Delhi has the highest density of population in India with 11,320 >> Read more