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2) Why despite India being a large agricultural country a large population is malnourished? Discuss in detail the reasons and challenges associated with malnutrition in India.(250 words)

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2) Why despite India being a large agricultural country a large population is malnourished? Discuss in detail the reasons and challenges associated with malnutrition in India.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The question is to evaluate the issue of malnutrition in the country.

Key demand of the question:

One must discuss in detail the causes and consequences of malnutrition across the country.

Directive:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

In short explain the backdrop of the question that despite being an agrarian economy India is witnessing the problems of malnutrition.

Body:

First assert using suitable facts the prevalent scenario in the country – According to the ‘Food and Nutrition Security Analysis, India, 2019’ report authored by the Government of India and the United Nations World Food Programme malnutrition amongst children in India is projected to remain high, despite all the progress made in food security.

Discuss what is malnutrition? what are the causes? What needs to be done to address the challenge.

Conclusion:

Conclude with solutions as to what needs to be done to address the issue.

 

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