POSHAN presents updated District Nutrition Profiles (DNPs) for 640 districts in India. These draw on diverse sources of data to compile a set of indicators on the state of nutrition and its cross-sectoral determinants. The profiles are intended to be conversation-starters at the district level and to enable discussions about why undernutrition levels are high, and which factors, at multiple levels, might need to be addressed to improve nutrition.

 

To access these updated DNPs, click here. This link takes you to an interactive map. Use the arrow to navigate to the desired state name. On the interactive map, you can click on the individual district name  to get the Nutrition Profile for that specific district.

 

In case you have any specific request, please write to us at ifpri-poshan@cgiar.org clearly stating “DNP REQUEST - district name” in the subject line. 

POSHAN presents 640 District Nutrition Profiles

POSHAN presents updated District Nutrition Profiles (DNPs) for 640 districts in India. These draw on diverse sources of data to compile a set of indicators on the state of nutrition and its cross-sectoral determinants. The profiles are intended to be conversation-starters at the district level and to enable discussions about why undernutrition levels are high, >> Read more

District Nutrition Profiles: A Quick Guide

Wondering how to read and use a POSHAN District Nutrition Profile? Click the image below to access a quick guide!

Data Without Dialogue

The undernutrition situation in India is persistent and devastating (Visit the Global Nutrition Report website for India's country profiles). Within India’s decentralised government system there are, however, numerous programmes aimed at addressing the underlying causes of undernutrition. Yet, the extent to which these programmes contribute toward improved nutrition outcomes is dependent on effective leadership at the >> Read more