In the key indicators of the survey, exclusive breastfeeding to children under age six months has shown an improvement in all-India level from 55 per cent in 2015-16 to 64 per cent in 2019-21.
The child nutrition indicators have also shown a slight improvement at the all-India level as stunting has declined from 38 per cent to 36 per cent and underweight from 36 per cent to 32 per cent at the all-India level.
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Sebi notifies stricter norms for MD post at listed firms
Putting in place stringent norms, Sebi has said that a person rejected by shareholders at a general meeting can be appointed or reappointed as a managing director or whole time director or manager, only after providing detailed justifications and ensuring compliance with various conditions
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BPCL to invest Rs 10K cr in new city gas licences
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Passion and Love for Community
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Ola's Scooter Factory Isn't Making Many Scooters
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