Ensuring access and safety of food to meet the nutritional requirements of proteins, calories and micronutrients in infancy and childhood from 6 months of age needs to be a priority in India.
This Policy Brief looks at the following focus polices and programmes: Supplementary Nutrition Programme under ICDS; Mid-Day Meal Scheme; National Nutrition Policy 1993; Draft National Plan of Action for Children 2016; National Food Security Act 2013.
This research is supported by the Department for International Development’s by the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) programme
Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA), M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF). Leveraging Agriculture for Child and Adolescent Nutrition in India. Policy Brief Issue 3, August 2016, 4p