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The health of our children

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In 2013, the ministry of women and child development and Unicef conducted a survey of about 100,000 Indian households to gauge the health parameters of children and women. While a part of the report - the Rapid Survey on Children - was released by the government earlier, a large section continues to be under wraps. A part of this unreleased report that came out in The Economist last week shows the remarkable stride that India has made in improving its health parameters, particularly in reducing the number of underweight children. But it also highlights uneven progress among states. Business Standard takes a look at the key findings:

First Published: Wed, July 08 2015. 23:53 IST