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Government of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development
08 DEC 2021 3:40PM by PIB Delhi
Funds Under Poshan Abhiyaan

The State/UT-wise details of funds released from FY 2018-19 to 2021-22 under POSHAN Abhiyaan is at Annexure I.

The estimated number of underweight, malnourished and severely malnourished children under 5 years of age is obtained under National Family Health Survey (NFHS) conducted by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. As per the recent report of NFHS-5 (2019-21), the nutrition indicators for children under 5 years have improved as compared with NFHS-4 (2015-16). Stunting has reduced from 38.4% to 35.5%, while Wasting has reduced from 21.0% to 19.3% and Underweight prevalence has reduced from 35.8% to 32.1%. The State/UT wise prevalence of stunting, wasting and underweight among children under 5 years as per National Family Health Survey 4 (NFHS-4) conducted in 2015-16 & NFHS-5 conducted in 2019-21 is at Annexure II.

Mission Poshan 2.0, an integrated nutrition support programme has been announced in budget 2021-2022 for all States/UTs. It seeks to strengthen nutritional content, delivery, outreach and outcomes with focus on developing practices that nurture health, wellness and immunity to disease and malnutrition. Steps have been taken to improve nutritional quality and testing in accredited labs, strengthen delivery and leverage technology under Poshan Tracker to improve governance. Guidelines were issued for transparency and accountability in delivery of supplementary nutrition and to track nutritional outcomes on 13.01.2021.

This information was given by the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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Annexure-I

Details of funds allocated to States/UTs under POSHAN Abhiyaan from FY 2018-19 to 2021-22.

                                                                                                                            Amount in lakhs

SN

State/UT

Total Central Funds released from

FY 2018-19 to FY 2021-22

1

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

936.25

2

Andhra Pradesh

25363.32

3

Arunachal Pradesh

2815.88

4

Assam

32948.67

5

Bihar

49365.6

6

Chandigarh

1099.87

7

Chhattisgarh

12137.21

8

Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

1461.01

9

Delhi

3327.18

10

Goa

456.04

11

Gujarat

29976.16

12

Haryana

6808.82

13

Himachal Pradesh

10973.21

14

Jammu & Kashmir

9178.53

15

Jharkhand

8154.95

16

Karnataka

14276.52

17

Kerala

10974.73

18

Ladakh

164.59

19

Lakshadweep

427.36

20

Madhya Pradesh

39398.53

21

Maharashtra

58390.84

22

Manipur

4389.99

23

Meghalaya

5073.39

24

Mizoram

2732.96

25

Nagaland

5327.67

26

Odisha

16358.58

27

Puducherry

943.62

28

Punjab

7346.86

29

Rajasthan

23830.57

30

Sikkim

1370.99

31

Tamil Nadu

25931.46

32

Telangana

17906.84

33

Tripura

4135.95

34

Uttar Pradesh

56968.96

35

Uttarakhand

13574.89

36

West Bengal

26751.08

Total

531279.08

 

Annexure II

 

State/UT wise prevalence of stunting, wasting and underweight among children under 5 years as per National Family Health Surveys 4 & 5 (NFHS-4 & NFHS-5)

 

S. No.

Name of State/UT

Stunting (%)

Wasting (%)

Underweight (%)

NHFS 4 (2015-16)

NHFS 5 (2019-21)

NHFS 4 (2015-16)

NHFS 5 (2019-21)

NHFS 4 (2015-16)

NHFS 5 (2019-21)

INDIA

38.4

35.5

21

19.3

35.8

32.1

1

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

23.3

22.5

18.9

16

21.6

23.7

2

Andhra Pradesh

31.4

31.2

17.2

16.1

31.9

29.6

3

Arunachal Pradesh

29.4

28

17.3

13.1

19.4

15.4

4

Assam

36.4

35.3

17

21.7

29.8

32.8

5

Bihar

48.3

42.9

20.8

22.9

43.9

41

6

Chandigarh

28.7

25.3

10.9

8.4

24.5

20.6

7

Chhattisgarh

37.6

34.6

23.1

18.9

37.7

31.3

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

37.2

39.4

26.7

21.6

35.8

38.7

9

Delhi

31.9

30.9

15.9

11.2

27

21.8

10

Goa

20.1

25.8

21.9

19.1

23.8

24

11

Gujarat

38.5

39

26.4

25.1

39.3

39.7

12

Haryana

34

27.5

21.2

11.5

29.4

21.5

13

Himachal Pradesh

26.3

30.8

13.7

17.4

21.2

25.5

14

Jammu & Kashmir

27.4

26.9

12.1

19

16.6

21

15

Jharkhand

45.3

39.6

29

22.4

47.8

39.4

16

Karnataka

36.2

35.4

26.1

19.5

35.2

32.9

17

Kerala

19.7

23.4

15.7

15.8

16.1

19.7

18

Lakshadweep

26.8

32

13.7

17.4

23.6

25.8

19

Ladakh

30.9

30.5

9.3

17.5

18.7

20.4

20

Madhya Pradesh

42

35.7

25.8

19

42.8

33

21

Maharashtra

34.4

35.2

25.6

25.6

36

36.1

22

Manipur

28.9

23.4

6.8

9.9

13.8

13.3

23

Meghalaya

43.8

46.5

15.3

12.1

28.9

26.6

24

Mizoram

28.1

28.9

6.1

9.8

12

12.7

25

Nagaland

28.6

32.7

11.3

19.1

16.7

26.9

26

Orissa

34.1

31

20.4

18.1

34.4

29.7

27

Puducherry

23.7

20

23.6

12.4

22

15.3

28

Punjab

25.7

24.5

15.6

10.6

21.6

16.9

29

Rajasthan

39.1

31.8

23

16.8

36.7

27.6

30

Sikkim

29.6

22.3

14.2

13.7

14.2

13.1

31

Tamil Nadu

27.1

25

19.7

14.6

23.8

22

32

Telangana

28

33.1

18.1

21.7

28.4

31.8

33

Tripura

24.3

32.3

16.8

18.2

24.1

25.6

34

Uttar Pradesh

46.3

39.7

17.9

17.3

39.5

32.1

35

Uttarakhand

33.5

27

19.5

13.2

26.6

21

36

West Bengal

32.5

33.8

20.3

20.3

31.6

32.2

 

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