Policy Notes present a concise summary of findings related to the study of polices affecting nutrition globally or in India.

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

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

Tripura, situated in the north-east of India, accounts for 0.3 percent of the area of the country and includes 8 districts (Government of Tripura 2017). The state is home to more than 3 million people (0.3 percent of the population of India) of which 87.8 percent is literate (Census of India 2011). Tripura has a >> Read more

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

Madhya Pradesh is situated in central India, and currently comprises of 51 districts. It is the second largest state in India with an area of 308,000 square kilometers. As of 2011, it has a population of 72.6 million people (Madhya Pradesh State Government 2017). The state has 27.6 percent of its population living in urban >> Read more

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

Goa, situated in the western coastal region of India, is a small state comprising of only two districts. It is the fourth smallest state in India by population and has the highest proportion of urban population (62.2 percent). As of 2011, only 5 percent of Goa’s population lives below poverty line (BPL), thus making it >> Read more

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

Arunachal Pradesh, situated in the north-east of India, accounts for 2.5 percent of the area of the country and includes 21 districts (Government of Arunachal Pradesh 2017). The state is home to more than 1 million people (0.08 percent of the population of India) of which 65.4 percent is literate (Census of India 2011). Arunachal >> Read more