"Has the government taken note of the seriousness of the issue and done anything about it?" he asked.
Munde said that 396 children died during 2017-18.
Her department has started gram vikas kendras for malnourished children where children are screened regularly, the minister said.
"Apart from that, the WCD department is conducting training of parents with the help of medical officers, Anganwadi workers and government officials," she said.
The district, which has a sizable tribal population, has been in news for malnutrition deaths in the past.
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