Child Development Index Shows Sad Plight of Children in India
"These findings are worrying in their own right and also because they could be interpreted as an early warning for future increases in chronic undernutrition," the report revealed.
Nearly 40% of India's children are moderately or severely underweight, compared to the statistics in China.
The report also said that ever since liberalization, inequality has actually grown in India at a faster rate than the neighboring countries. What we need is change in policies which will suitably address child malnourishment and mortality.