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Delhi migrant worker preparing food

Courtesy: Suresh K Pandey

Migrant worker returns to their work places amidst the pandemic

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Delhi Slum children eating food

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Migrant workers cooking food after returning from their villages

Suresh K Pandey

Wall paintings on maternal nutrition etched in high footfall areas in 4 blocks of Udaipur

Coutesy: Gajinder Kalia

Durga Patel, ANM in Karanpur Village, Bhinder Block

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The sibling duo waiting for their mother to serve them food

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A girl eating her food in the slum areas of Delhi

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A girl anxiously waiting for food while her mother is cooking.

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A Girl eating food

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy holds a during the inauguration of  YSR Sampoorna Poshana Plus and YSR Sampoorna Poshana schemes for pregnant and lactating mothers, at the Camp Office, Tadepalli in Guntur district.

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Poor children waiting for food in the streets of New Delhi (Image Credit: Suresh Kumar Pandey)

ASHA workers hold protest in Delhi's Jantar Mantar demanding better pay and protection amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic (Image Credit: Tribhuvan Tiwari)

ASHA workers hold protest in Delhi's Jantar Mantar demanding better pay and protection amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic (Image Credit: Tribhuvan Tiwari)

Truck drivers prepare food on a highway in Ghaziabad (Image Credit: Tribhuvan Tiwari)

Preparation of food for doctors in Park Hotel in New Delhi (Image Courtesy: Jitender Gupta)

A seven -year-old boy from a labourer's family carrying ration kit to his home being distributed in Vaishali (Image Courtesy: Tribhuvan Tiwari)

Delhi: Locals queuing up for thermal screening before being provided meal packages (Image Courtesy: Jitender Gupta)

Braving the heat, people stand in long queues outside Congress office in New Delhi for food (Image courtesy: Jitender Gupta)

A food delivery agent enjoys a quick lunch aboard his bike before resuming work in New Delhi (Image credit: Jitender Gupta)

People in Vaishali, Delhi, buy vegetables across a gate as the lockdown eases across the country (Image courtesy: Tribhuvan Tiwari)

People in Vaishali, Delhi, buy vegetables across a gate as the lockdown eases across the country (Image Credit: Tribhuvan Tiwari)

Stranded migrants waiting for food at Kalyanpuri in New Delhi (Image Credit: Suresh Kimar Pandey)

Stranded migrants waiting for food at Kalyanpuri in New Delhi (Image Credit: Suresh Kumar Pandey)

Food packets being handed out to hungry and thirsty migrants in Kolkata

Hungry and thirsty, migrant labourers trudge homewards without knowing where their next meal will come from...

Hungry and thirsty, migrant labourers trudge homewards without knowing where their next meal will come from...

Timely intervention by local health workers ensured that a severly malnourished 16 month old Rani Behera from a remote Odisha village turned into a healthy happy child in just two weeks.

Timely intervention by local health workers ensured that a severly malnourished 16 month old Rani Behera from a remote Odisha village turned into a healthy happy child in just two weeks.

The incidences of stunting, wasting and malnourishment is high among many of indigenous tribal groups in Chhattisgarh, with an inordinately large number of children falling in the Severe Acute Malnutrition

Roti Bank has inspired similar initiatives in other towns

Photograph by Jitender Gupta

Chandra Sekhar Kundu serves a wholesome meal to children in Asansol

Photograph by Sandipan Chatterjee

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan with Secretary, (H&FW), Preeti Sudan (R) inaugurates a ‘Poshan Maah 2019’ (National Nutrition Month) programme, at Nirman Bhawan in New Delhi. The scheme was launched in March 2018 to addresse various malnutritional challenges.

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Launch of Poshan Maah in Manipur’s Thoubal district

Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Smriti Irani with Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma visits 'Umdihar Anganwadi Centre' to oversee the implementation of 'Poshan Abhiyaan', in Shillong. The national nutrition mission, 'Poshan Abhiyan', aims to bring down stunting of children in the age group of 0-6 years from 38.4 per cent to 25 per cent by 2022.

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ANM training on importance of weight gain during pregnancy and counselling on diet in Udaipur

Photo Credit: Rajpusht, IPE Global – Supported by CIFF

PMMVY beneficiary tracking in Udaipur

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Observance of monthly sector meeting by health department in Udaipur, Rajasthan

Photo Credit: Rajpusht, IPE Global – Supported by CIFF

Capturing weight of new born using Digital Weighing Machine in Hanumangarh SNCU facility in Udaipur

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Installation of Digital Weighing machine to capture accurate weight of new-born infant in Udaipur

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ASHA in Udaipur, conducting POSHAN Varta meeting in the community. POSHAN Varta is based on Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) method.

Photo Credit: Rajpusht, IPE Global – Supported by CIFF

ANM of Udaipur got trained on diet counselling and importance of weight gain during pregnancy. In the photograph: trained ANMs with their counselling tool

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ANM checking the weight of pregnant during ANC check-up, Udaipur

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ANM counselling expectant mothers on importance of weight gain during MCHN day in Udaipur

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Spreading awareness through wall painting, reaching out to male members of the community too, Udaipur.

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Wall painting in Gogunda disseminating messages on care during pregnancy, Udaipur, Rajasthan

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A Poshan workshop at a village in Murshidabad, West Bengal

Women at an Anganwadi centre

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Women at an Anganwadi centre

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Women at an Anganwadi centre

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Children at an Anganwadi centre

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A weaver family in Varanasi

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Drumsticks or moringa are packed with nutrition

Farhana with her son who is growing well, thanks to intervention

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Bittergourds or karela are nutritious

Young women being counselled on motherhood

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Lush green field

Farmer growing local varieties of crop

Children are served nutritious Mid Day Meals by the Akshaya Patra Foundation

Children are served nutritious Mid Day Meals by the Akshaya Patra Foundation

Women at Anganwadi centre

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Photograph by Dr Shweta Khandelwal, PHFI

Photograph by Dr Shweta Khandelwal, PHFI

Photograph by Dr Shweta Khandelwal, PHFI

Marathoner Dharmendra Kumar smiles after miles that matters

Marathoner Dharmendra Kumar spiritual hues supporting the ‘Hunger Free India’

Marathoner Dharmendra Kumar setting stepping stones for ‘Hunger Free India’

Marathoner Dharmendra Kumar understanding the needs of the children or “A hand in need is a friend indeed”

Marathoner Dharmendra Kumar sharing the thirst for hunger or Indulging in local habits of Punjab

Women at an Anganwadi centre

Women at an Anganwadi centre

Women at an Anganwadi centre

Women at an Anganwadi centre

Drumstick or Moringa plant has many nutritive values

Children being served Mid Day Meal in School

Spreading the smiles of nourishment

Dharmendra Kumar understanding the grass root food habits of the people along the way

On the way from Delhi to Faridabad, partaking in the ‘Langar’ distribution in order to regard the mid-day meal scheme by ‘The Akshaya Patra Foundation’

Dharmendra Kumar, during his run for ‘Hunger Free India’ charity, getting acquainted with locals

A child at the malnutrition ward at the Community Health Centre in Baran District, Rajasthan.

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Malnourished child from Sahariya Tribe at Kelwada Panchayat, Baran district, Rajasthan. In India, 46.6 million children are impacted by wasting, according to Global Nutrition Report 2018.

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Malnourished children at a village in Lalitpur district in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region. The problem of malnutrition in India remains severe.

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A child suffering from malnutrition in Baran district, Rajasthan. According to a report, India has one-third of world's stunted children.

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A child suffering from malnutrition in Baran district in Rajasthan.

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A malnourished child at a community health center in Baran District in Rajasthan. according to a global nutrition report, India holds almost a third of the world's burden for stunting.

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A woman carries her son outside her home at a village in Bundelkhand's Lalitpur district. In Lalitpur, almost all children are malnourished.

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An old woman looks on her ill grandson in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand. According to the Global Nutrition Report published recently, India accounts for 25.5 million children who are wasted.

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