India is a land of extremity. On one side we speak of economic growth, rapid urbanization, technological development and surplus growth of food crops. On the other, rapid growth of slums, rural backwardness and scarcity of food grains is also rampant. India is in global limelight for its economic transformation and growth. However, an area where India has not fared well is hunger, malnutrition, food and nutrition security. This paper aims to examine the hunger and nutrition situation prevailing in India.
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