35.7 per cent children below five years are underweight, 38.4 per cent are stunted and 21 per cent are wasted – National Family Health Survey

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New Delhi: As per the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 (2015-16), 35.7 per cent children below five years are underweight, 38.4 per cent are stunted and 21 per cent are wasted in the country. In the State of Madhya Pradesh 42.8 per cent children below five years are underweight, 42 per cent are stunted and 25.8 per cent are wasted

The indicator “Children under 5 years who are underweight (weight-for-age)” is one of the composite indicator for child malnutrition. As per NFHS-4 data, the national average of children under 5 years who are underweight has reduced from 42.5% as reported in NFHS-3(2005-06) to 35.7% in NFHS-4(2015-16) and in the State of Madhya Pradesh during the same period, underweight children under 5 years has gone down from 60%(NFHS-3) (2005-06) to 42.8%(NFHS-4). Further in the State of Madhya Pradesh the districts Barwani&Sheopur have reported highest (55%) of children under 5 years who are underweight during 2015-16 (NFHS-4).

A statement containing the percentage of stunted, wasted and underweight Children under 5 years,  State/UT/Districts wise from NFHS-4 (2015-16) is given below:

State/District wise  Children under 5 years who are stunted,wated and underweight   from NFHS 4(20015-16)      (%)
States Districts  Children under 5 years who are stunted (%) Children under 5 years who are wasted (%) Children under 5 years who are underweight (%)
Andaman & Nicobar   23.3 18.9 21.6
Nicobars 20.3 7.4 10.5
North  & Middle Andaman 32.5 31.7 33.5
South Andaman 20.1 15.6 18.5
 
Andhra Pradesh   31.4 17.2 31.9
Anantapur 40.3 15.2 39.3
Chittoor 31.4 18.1 32.4
East Godavari 27.7 15.3 27.1
Guntur 22.1 17.9 29.1
Krishna 22.6 20.7 27.7
Kurnool 44.1 18.8 37.5
Prakasam 28.2 15.3 30.3
Sri PottiSriramulu Nellore 29.4 16.9 28.7
Srikakulam 28.0 15.6 28.7
Visakhapatnam 30.1 17.2 33.1
Vizianagaram 36.8 18.8 34.4
West Godavari 28.5 14.7 30.1
Y.S.R. 36.3 17.9 34.4
Arunachal Pradesh   29.4 17.3 19.5
Anjaw 21.0 18.3 10.4
Changlang 23.5 16.0 20.1
Dibang Valley 38.8 7.8 14.9
East Kameng 42.0 15.1 20.5
East Siang 21.0 18.1 16.9
KurungKumey 38.9 23.2 26.1
Lohit 27.0 21.4 23.9
Lower Dibang Valley 22.3 21.7 15.4
Lower Subansiri 35.1 23.9 21.8
Papum Pare 25.3 9.5 11.6
Tawang 20.5 19.4 8.1
Tirap 39.7 25.2 35.0
Upper Siang 24.6 29.4 21.5
Upper Subansiri 28.3 12.3 12.2
West Kameng 27.3 7.2 11.6
West Siang 34.7 19.2 21.3
 
Assam   36.4 17.0 29.8
Baksa 32.4 10.5 22.4
Barpeta 41.7 16.6 33.1
Bongaigaon 39.1 23.6 32.9
Cachar 36.3 30.6 36.3
Chirang 40.1 13.0 24.7
Darrang 43.5 19.2 37.9
Dhemaji 35.5 6.2 15.8
Dhubri 47.4 22.2 39.0
Dibrugarh 33.3 22.4 33.0
DimaHasao 34.7 6.3 18.2
Goalpara 42.7 22.1 39.5
Golaghat 32.6 13.9 20.2
Hailakandi 38.1 19.1 32.5
Jorhat 25.5 14.8 18.1
Kamrup 33.3 18.8 29.6
Kamrup Metropolitan 24.6 11.0 23.2
KarbiAnglong 28.1 18.7 23.7
Karimganj 42.3 17.6 35.6
Kokrajhar 30.6 15.7 27.1
Lakhimpur 29.3 11.2 24.2
Morigaon 38.4 10.3 25.8
Nagaon 38.4 13.3 31.3
Nalbari 26.8 15.3 20.0
Sivasagar 35.5 8.3 22.2
Sonitpur 28.7 21.5 26.9
Tinsukia 36.0 14.8 32.7
Udalguri 39.1 18.3 31.8
 
Bihar   48.3 20.8 43.9
Araria 48.4 22.8 45.4
Arwal 50.2 30.7 54.0
Aurangabad 48.3 24.8 47.6
Banka 49.6 26.0 48.5
Begusarai 44.9 18.4 39.1
Bhagalpur 46.6 23.1 40.8
Bhojpur 43.5 26.0 47.2
Buxar 43.9 19.6 41.2
Darbhanga 49.0 16.6 41.1
Gaya 52.9 25.6 53.1
Gopalganj 35.6 16.5 30.5
Jamui 45.9 29.4 47.2
Jehanabad 52.1 19.6 47.1
Kaimur (Bhabua) 53.8 21.4 48.1
Katihar 49.2 20.7 45.1
Khagaria 49.8 17.0 42.4
Kishanganj 46.9 22.8 45.4
Lakhisarai 50.6 20.1 47.3
Madhepura 51.8 24.2 49.2
Madhubani 51.8 19.1 45.4
Munger 46.6 21.5 43.7
Muzaffarpur 47.9 17.5 42.3
Nalanda 54.1 24.3 50.2
Nawada 48.4 21.4 45.9
PashchimChamparan 43.6 21.7 39.1
Patna 43.5 28.5 43.3
PurbaChamparan 47.2 18.0 40.8
Purnia 52.1 20.8 47.0
Rohtas 48.5 19.9 45.1
Saharsa 43.9 24.0 44.4
Samastipur 49.2 18.4 41.3
Saran 46.1 18.1 40.4
Sheikhpura 46.4 28.9 51.7
Sheohar 53.0 14.8 42.8
Sitamarhi 57.3 15.8 47.7
Siwan 37.9 15.0 31.6
Supaul 48.1 20.9 43.4
Vaishali 53.7 15.1 41.3
Chandigarh   28.66 10.86 24.48
Chhattisgarh   37.6 23.1 37.7
Bastar 41.6 33.9 50.6
Bijapur 48.2 26.0 47.2
Bilaspur 34.1 26.8 33.3
DakshinBastarDantewada 44.2 32.3 51.6
Dhamtari 34.2 27.0 40.2
Durg 34.3 21.2 36.3
Janjgir – Champa 36.8 21.7 34.7
Jashpur 35.1 18.6 35.2
Kabirdham 40.4 17.6 38.4
Korba 33.2 25.7 36.6
Korea 30.6 29.0 34.5
Mahasamund 43.7 19.8 38.1
Narayanpur 49.0 30.5 49.2
Raigarh 39.2 19.4 37.1
Raipur 38.3 19.5 37.4
Rajnandgaon 48.8 17.2 36.6
Surguja 32.3 22.3 34.7
Uttar BastarKanker 36.3 30.9 49.9
Dadra & Nagar Haveli   41.71 27.61 38.85
Daman & Diu   23.4 24.1 26.7
Daman 18.9 26.4 25.2
Diu 37.3 17.1 31.1
 
Delhi   32.3 17.1 27.0
Central 36.6 22.9 34.7
East 22.5 23.7 20.6
New Delhi 28.5 20.3 32.0
North 28.5 13.5 27.9
North East 27.9 12.7 23.1
North West 38.6 17.8 32.5
South 31.3 21.2 28.7
South West 32.7 12.6 21.1
West 37.4 17.7 31.0
 
Goa   20.1 21.9 23.8
North Goa 21.4 17.5 23.8
South Goa 18.3 27.7 23.9
 
Gujarat   38.5 26.4 39.3
Ahmadabad 29.4 27.1 31.0
Amreli 37.8 24.6 31.7
Anand 48.2 21.7 41.3
Banaskantha 40.7 21.6 43.1
Bharuch 41.5 29.4 44.2
Bhavnagar 48.4 26.0 44.4
Dohad 44.4 24.9 50.8
Gandhinagar 36.5 29.0 42.7
Jamnagar 27.9 31.3 29.3
Junagadh 27.9 30.4 27.2
Kachchh 40.8 31.4 39.0
Kheda 45.5 27.2 48.1
Mahesana 40.5 25.3 41.9
Narmada 47.4 35.8 53.6
Navsari 38.9 26.8 37.4
Panchmahal 40.4 36.3 42.3
Patan 37.6 24.5 38.4
Porbandar 22.6 25.4 27.7
Rajkot 30.9 23.4 31.4
Sabarkantha 50.6 23.5 45.5
Surat 30.0 26.2 36.1
Surendranagar 45.5 27.7 45.9
Tapi 35.9 35.8 42.4
The Dangs 48.1 43.0 60.0
Vadodara 43.8 16.3 39.1
Valsad 43.3 30.3 41.9
 
Haryana   34.0 21.2 29.4
Ambala 19.8 37.9 32.9
Bhiwani 35.1 15.7 26.9
Faridabad 29.7 19.7 20.5
Gurgaon 41.2 17.9 30.6
Hisar 25.6 23.5 23.5
Jhajjar 22.3 15.5 21.0
Jind 26.0 26.7 29.3
Fatehabad 28.5 20.7 30.0
Kaithal 33.6 23.8 37.5
Karnal 41.0 19.8 32.5
Kurukshetra 31.9 24.1 27.1
Mahendragarh 23.5 19.2 26.1
Mewat 52.3 17.2 40.2
Palwal 34.0 21.4 27.5
Panchkula 21.5 31.8 26.2
Panipat 44.6 25.1 40.8
Rewari 27.8 18.3 23.0
Rohtak 36.6 13.6 25.2
Sirsa 34.2 22.5 30.1
Sonipat 40.2 21.6 30.4
Yamunanagar 30.0 26.8 31.8
 
Himachal Pradesh   26.3 13.7 21.2
Bilaspur 27.2 13.1 23.4
Chamba 29.9 15.0 22.5
Hamirpur 29.3 12.6 19.4
Kangra 25.6 11.3 23.3
Kinnaur 18.4 12.4 15.9
Kullu 19.0 11.3 11.0
Lahul&Spiti 23.0 20.8 16.1
Mandi 26.3 13.1 16.2
Shimla 30.3 15.0 24.8
Sirmaur 23.5 19.5 25.3
Solan 27.6 17.5 29.4
Una 22.6 10.7 14.6
 
Jammu & Kashmir   27.4 12.1 16.6
Anantnag 18.2 5.4 8.2
Badgam 20.4 4.2 8.9
Bandipore 20.5 6.2 9.9
Baramula 28.6 14.5 12.8
Doda 36.2 13.2 18.8
Ganderbal 24.4 4.6 8.3
Jammu 23.2 13.7 16.6
Kargil 39.6 6.8 20.3
Kathua 31.5 15.3 19.1
Kishtwar 29.3 16.3 18.9
Kulgam 20.9 7.4 10.2
Kupwara 30.8 5.1 14.4
Leh(Ladakh) 20.6 12.4 16.8
Pulwama 22.7 10.4 11.5
Punch 27.6 17.7 22.2
Rajouri 36.7 11.1 22.8
Ramban 33.6 16.2 18.8
Reasi 25.4 17.4 22.7
Samba 19.6 5.2 9.0
Shupiyan 22.8 8.5 11.1
Srinagar 26.9 24.8 23.2
Udhampur 43.1 13.2 27.4
 
Jharkhand   45.3 29.0 47.8
Bokaro 39.8 36.9 50.8
Chatra 49.6 30.6 51.3
Deoghar 44.8 23.8 46.0
Dhanbad 38.5 28.1 42.6
Dumka 43.8 41.4 53.5
Garhwa 45.6 31.3 50.7
Giridih 45.8 23.6 40.6
Godda 54.0 24.8 46.0
Gumla 45.8 31.7 47.7
Hazaribagh 49.3 24.5 47.1
Jamtara 44.1 29.8 48.8
Khunti 40.1 43.0 53.8
Kodarma 42.4 20.3 42.2
Latehar 44.2 29.0 44.2
Lohardaga 41.7 28.9 48.1
Pakur 51.8 24.2 46.9
Palamu 45.4 23.8 43.9
PashchimiSinghbhum 59.4 37.5 66.9
PurbiSinghbhum 39.3 40.6 49.8
Ramgarh 38.7 30.3 46.3
Ranchi 40.7 27.2 43.8
Sahibganj 50.2 24.6 49.7
SaraikelaKharsawan 45.1 23.3 52.6
Simdega 39.2 36.7 47.9
 
Karnataka   36.2 26.1 35.2
Bagalkot 47.3 24.6 44.6
Bangalore 28.1 28.9 26.8
Bangalore Rural 28.7 22.8 26.5
Belgaum 36.7 31.7 38.5
Bellary 49.5 26.9 53.3
Bidar 42.8 23.6 39.4
Bijapur 44.9 29.1 38.9
Chamarajanagar 30.5 19.1 31.1
Chikkaballapura 37.7 17.2 28.5
Chikmagalur 21.1 22.3 24.6
Chitradurga 28.6 31.8 29.9
Dakshina Kannada 23.9 17.1 21.7
Davanagere 46.4 22.4 41.9
Dharwad 37.4 33.8 41.1
Gadag 34.8 43.1 38.1
Gulbarga 52.2 34.0 56.7
Hassan 27.0 19.1 26.4
Haveri 43.8 20.4 36.9
Kodagu 29.8 16.4 25.7
Kolar 32.0 18.4 27.7
Koppal 55.8 26.4 49.9
Mandya 18.6 23.2 20.3
Mysore 25.1 17.3 24.9
Raichur 37.2 34.9 41.2
Ramanagara 22.0 20.3 22.9
Shimoga 35.3 14.3 30.6
Tumkur 28.6 26.2 26.0
Udupi 21.1 20.9 22.3
Uttara Kannada 37.9 18.3 30.1
Yadgir 55.5 31.3 50.3
 
Kerala   19.7 15.7 16.1
Alappuzha 14.5 16.6 17.2
Ernakulam 12.4 15.9 12.0
Idukki 15.1 24.2 14.8
Kannur 25.3 10.2 10.5
Kasaragod 18.7 9.7 13.9
Kollam 14.4 18.8 14.2
Kottayam 22.0 16.2 11.3
Kozhikode 18.0 13.5 18.5
Malappuram 26.3 22.3 17.3
Palakkad 20.2 10.3 19.1
Pathanamthitta 13.3 14.4 11.4
Thiruvananthapuram 19.5 13.1 21.6
Thrissur 20.8 15.3 14.0
Wayanad 27.7 23.9 27.2
Lakshadweep   27.0 13.8 23.4
Madhya Pradesh   42.0 25.8 42.8
Alirajpur 48.6 32.9 52.4
Anuppur 33.5 30.0 40.0
Ashoknagar 42.5 31.2 46.3
Balaghat 32.1 32.4 41.5
Barwani 52.0 28.3 55.0
Betul 34.7 34.1 45.0
Bhind 47.6 30.6 49.8
Bhopal 47.6 21.0 39.5
Burhanpur 50.0 20.1 46.1
Chhatarpur 42.7 18.9 41.3
Chhindwara 33.6 30.5 41.4
Damoh 43.2 21.0 38.0
Datia 48.9 26.2 46.9
Dewas 42.0 25.7 44.7
Dhar 42.6 31.4 47.9
Dindori 45.8 27.4 46.6
Guna 43.4 33.0 51.2
Gwalior 42.8 28.0 48.5
Harda 39.7 25.2 40.6
Hoshangabad 37.2 29.6 40.7
Indore 39.2 17.8 30.6
Jabalpur 36.2 30.7 42.7
Jhabua 45.6 24.4 43.6
Katni 45.5 23.8 43.1
Khandwa (East Nimar) 43.6 21.5 46.8
Khargone (West Nimar) 48.3 21.2 44.7
Mandla 36.9 33.5 49.8
Mandsaur 34.0 21.9 31.2
Morena 47.7 29.5 52.2
Narsimhapur 37.9 21.9 35.3
Neemuch 36.3 24.6 39.2
Panna 42.3 24.0 40.8
Raisen 45.8 24.9 44.4
Rajgarh 38.8 32.1 46.8
Ratlam 46.1 21.7 41.9
Rewa 40.4 18.0 36.2
Sagar 41.0 16.9 30.5
Satna 41.2 26.6 39.6
Sehore 33.6 27.0 39.9
Seoni 34.7 32.4 43.8
Shahdol 36.7 27.8 41.2
Shajapur 48.1 30.0 48.6
Sheopur 52.1 28.1 55.0
Shivpuri 48.6 25.8 49.6
Sidhi 48.7 24.9 43.9
Singrauli 33.0 34.0 37.5
Tikamgarh 49.7 19.2 43.3
Ujjain 35.8 19.2 31.3
Umaria 41.1 27.4 46.6
Vidisha 41.1 21.4 40.4
 
Maharashtra   34.4 25.6 36.0
Ahmadnagar 33.4 21.7 31.1
Akola 41.2 22.7 39.3
Amravati 38.1 24.7 33.0
Aurangabad 38.6 20.8 36.0
Bhandara 40.5 16.2 32.5
Bid 37.8 29.5 36.9
Buldana 43.9 21.1 41.3
Chandrapur 32.2 31.3 40.3
Dhule 39.6 30.3 47.5
Gadchiroli 32.5 45.8 42.1
Gondiya 34.7 29.7 40.1
Hingoli 39.6 24.2 36.9
Jalgaon 36.4 32.5 36.4
Jalna 44.1 22.4 43.6
Kolhapur 26.9 25.7 31.2
Latur 34.7 22.5 34.5
Mumbai 25.5 25.8 22.7
Mumbai Suburban 21.3 20.3 28.9
Nagpur 33.9 25.6 33.6
Nanded 40.4 20.1 34.4
Nandurbar 47.6 39.8 55.4
Nashik 43.5 32.0 42.9
Osmanabad 43.3 21.9 44.5
Parbhani 46.4 19.8 42.3
Pune 22.4 23.4 25.6
Raigarh 29.9 28.9 38.6
Ratnagiri 28.3 22.3 28.9
Sangli 23.3 17.5 24.8
Satara 23.3 23.5 27.8
Sindhudurg 25.9 19.6 25.2
Solapur 25.4 24.1 34.6
Thane 38.5 29.2 40.3
Wardha 30.5 26.2 36.1
Washim 41.1 32.5 42.9
Yavatmal 47.4 28.8 49.1
 
Manipur   28.9 6.8 13.8
Bishnupur 24.7 6.9 13.7
Chandel 36.1 7.5 13.2
Churachandpur 35.7 6.6 11.3
Imphal East 26.2 7.8 17.1
Imphal West 21.0 4.7 8.4
Senapati 35.0 8.2 14.7
Tamenglong 37.1 8.2 16.3
Thoubal 30.1 7.0 17.9
Ukhrul 32.7 7.2 11.1
 
Meghalaya   43.8 15.3 29.0
East Garo Hills 31.3 13.3 18.2
East Khasi Hills 48.5 11.0 30.4
Jaintia Hills 50.8 15.8 34.0
Ribhoi 51.6 9.4 30.8
South Garo Hills 16.8 36.0 32.6
West Garo Hills 30.6 21.5 26.0
West Khasi Hills 51.1 17.2 30.3
 
Mizoram   28.0 6.1 11.9
Aizwal 23.7 2.3 6.7
Champhai 32.9 6.1 12.7
Kolasib 25.6 6.5 11.0
Lawngtlai 35.3 12.0 21.3
Lunglei 25.3 6.1 13.1
Mamit 31.2 9.6 17.4
Saiha 36.9 11.9 16.2
Serchhip 25.6 9.5 12.3
 
Nagaland   28.6 11.2 16.8
Dimapur 20.9 8.3 14.8
Kiphire 41.8 13.9 25.6
Kohima 24.7 11.7 15.2
Longleng 26.1 16.3 17.1
Mokokchung 19.8 1.8 5.8
Mon 35.6 21.4 24.6
Peren 29.8 4.1 10.3
Phek 27.8 6.7 12.8
Tuensang 36.4 11.6 21.0
Wokha 18.7 11.7 11.6
Zunheboto 31.1 9.5 13.7
 
Odhisa   34.1 20.4 34.4
Anugul 31.8 21.6 35.3
Balangir 44.4 26.1 44.7
Baleshwar 33.2 18.0 33.7
Bargarh 39.1 24.2 39.0
Baudh 42.2 22.5 43.5
Bhadrak 34.9 15.3 28.2
Cuttack 15.3 9.1 17.1
Debagarh 33.4 19.9 37.5
Dhenkanal 26.1 19.0 29.2
Gajapati 32.5 18.4 32.1
Ganjam 28.9 16.4 21.3
Jagatsinghapur 19.5 12.6 16.5
Jajapur 30.3 16.5 30.0
Jharsuguda 34.9 24.8 36.5
Kalahandi 36.6 24.8 39.7
Kandhamal 38.4 23.1 43.1
Kendrapara 26.9 12.3 24.1
Kendujhar 44.6 19.0 44.3
Khordha 24.7 13.8 20.3
Koraput 40.3 28.5 44.4
Malkangiri 45.7 32.5 51.8
Mayurbhanj 43.5 17.2 43.8
Nabarangapur 45.8 36.0 51.0
Nayagarh 28.0 17.5 25.4
Nuapada 37.6 26.4 40.0
Puri 16.1 12.1 17.2
Rayagada 43.5 23.1 42.4
Sambalpur 40.2 28.6 45.3
Subarnapur 47.5 22.3 43.0
Sundargarh 37.2 31.4 44.2
 
Pudducherry   23.7 23.6 22.0
Karaikal 19.0 23.3 24.8
Mahe 31.3 6.3 13.1
Puducherry 24.1 24.6 21.3
Yanam 32.0 17.1 27.4
 
Punjab   25.7 15.6 21.6
Amritsar 22.4 10.7 12.8
Barnala 24.6 11.8 17.9
Bathinda 24.7 10.4 17.2
Faridkot 34.8 22.6 26.9
Fatehgarh Sahib 18.7 14.2 17.1
Firozpur 28.3 21.9 30.8
Gurdaspur 22.4 15.5 21.1
Hoshiarpur 25.7 16.7 21.1
Jalandhar 29.3 17.3 25.4
Kapurthala 20.8 18.0 20.5
Ludhiana 30.1 17.8 28.5
Mansa 29.6 16.1 24.9
Moga 28.6 20.0 24.4
Muktsar 31.5 16.0 22.4
Patiala 17.6 12.1 13.6
Rupnagar 19.0 14.4 20.1
SahibzadaAjit Singh Nagar 24.1 9.9 24.0
Sangrur 27.3 18.0 19.2
ShahidBhagat Singh Nagar 23.3 15.7 25.1
Tarn Taran 23.2 9.5 14.3
 
Rajasthan   39.1 23.0 36.7
Ajmer 33.5 31.6 39.6
Alwar 41.8 18.5 35.6
Banswara 50.0 30.8 50.7
Baran 40.2 28.5 41.1
Barmer 36.6 25.9 39.6
Bharatpur 47.6 14.6 30.9
Bhilwara 35.5 33.8 42.6
Bikaner 33.7 24.4 33.2
Bundi 38.4 27.7 43.4
Chittaurgarh 37.4 23.8 41.9
Churu 31.2 21.7 27.1
Dausa 33.8 15.3 28.1
Dhaulpur 54.3 15.8 39.8
Dungarpur 46.8 37.5 53.4
Ganganagar 29.1 20.6 29.3
Hanumangarh 35.0 20.7 23.4
Jaipur 35.7 12.8 25.2
Jaisalmer 37.4 21.9 37.4
Jalor 45.0 27.2 42.7
Jhalawar 38.1 31.8 47.2
Jhunjhunun 32.5 13.6 19.5
Jodhpur 40.3 23.8 38.6
Karauli 45.5 18.9 35.7
Kota 32.0 27.7 39.7
Nagaur 39.1 18.4 31.4
Pali 44.4 21.7 41.3
Pratapgarh 46.3 38.2 54.6
Rajsamand 38.6 28.9 38.8
SawaiMadhopur 39.4 16.4 34.4
Sikar 28.4 11.5 20.5
Sirohi 42.3 36.6 50.4
Tonk 32.0 23.6 37.3
Udaipur 47.5 29.9 52.0
 
Sikkim   29.6 14.2 14.2
East District 24.0 11.9 11.2
North District 24.1 19.3 17.9
South District 32.8 18.5 20.5
West District 42.3 14.5 14.7
 
Tamil Nadu   27.1 19.7 23.8
Ariyalur 37.0 20.3 29.7
Chennai 30.9 18.1 17.2
Coimbatore 27.3 21.3 22.9
Cuddalore 28.2 19.7 25.0
Dharmapuri 24.2 33.0 29.6
Dindigul 31.1 26.5 29.8
Erode 25.6 16.3 16.1
Kancheepuram 25.0 13.9 16.1
Kanniyakumari 17.2 9.0 12.8
Karur 27.5 23.0 28.9
Krishnagiri 25.1 20.1 23.1
Madurai 21.2 12.7 19.5
Nagapattinam 24.5 17.4 22.9
Namakkal 25.2 15.0 18.0
Perambalur 24.0 18.2 22.0
Pudukkottai 26.7 20.9 25.0
Ramanathapuram 22.5 17.0 22.6
Salem 27.0 22.5 22.2
Sivaganga 20.9 18.8 22.7
Thanjavur 26.0 20.4 22.9
The Nilgiris 33.1 31.0 30.7
Theni 27.4 14.0 22.0
Thiruvallur 30.1 23.3 26.6
Thiruvarur 28.4 22.1 29.6
Thoothukkudi 21.2 12.4 17.6
Tiruchirappalli 30.0 19.0 27.6
Tirunelveli 30.8 12.9 22.7
Tiruppur 29.4 20.4 24.9
Tiruvannamalai 24.5 34.6 34.7
Vellore 29.0 27.5 32.6
Viluppuram 31.8 16.3 28.6
Virudhunagar 29.9 17.7 25.7
 
Telangana   28.1 18.0 28.5
Adilabad 38.3 22.1 35.8
Hyderabad 15.7 14.1 16.8
Karimnagar 24.3 19.3 25.4
Khammam 26.5 13.7 22.2
Mahbubnagar 37.1 18.6 34.5
Medak 33.4 20.7 37.0
Nalgonda 28.9 23.1 34.1
Nizamabad 36.6 22.0 36.3
Rangareddy 26.2 14.8 25.8
Warangal 26.6 16.6 29.1
 
Tripura   24.3 16.8 24.1
Dhalai 32.5 23.3 27.2
North Tripura 29.0 14.8 30.7
South Tripura 25.0 21.5 25.8
West Tripura 19.5 14.2 19.0
 
Uttarpradesh   46.3 17.9 39.5
Agra 44.7 14.9 34.8
Aligarh 49.1 14.6 38.2
Allahabad 43.8 20.0 43.4
Ambedkar Nagar 43.0 22.7 41.0
Auraiya 43.6 26.5 46.4
Azamgarh 40.0 16.9 33.0
Baghpat 35.8 14.9 33.3
Bahraich 65.1 13.7 44.0
Ballia 39.6 14.1 31.1
Balrampur 62.8 10.3 43.5
Banda 46.7 18.0 41.5
Bara Banki 51.5 12.2 40.2
Bareilly 45.6 18.8 42.1
Basti 48.9 14.1 33.3
Bijnor 42.6 22.4 41.8
Budaun 55.1 20.1 53.6
Bulandshahr 43.2 16.0 33.8
Chandauli 43.3 17.8 34.8
Chitrakoot 50.9 33.3 52.5
Deoria 41.2 14.1 31.6
Etah 51.0 9.6 32.2
Etawah 53.2 11.4 32.6
Faizabad 49.9 19.3 44.9
Farrukhabad 49.1 8.4 31.4
Fatehpur 52.4 14.9 40.4
Firozabad 44.0 11.7 27.9
Gautum Buddha Nagar 32.2 16.2 28.4
Ghaziabad 34.7 13.9 29.6
Ghazipur 41.4 17.7 31.7
Gonda 56.9 9.8 38.6
Gorakhpur 42.1 19.9 35.2
Hamirpur 38.5 32.3 39.8
Hardoi 50.5 14.7 39.9
Jalaun 45.6 32.2 49.2
Jaunpur 48.0 27.3 52.7
Jhansi 36.1 27.2 39.5
JyotibaPhule Nagar 44.7 22.8 42.4
Kannauj 50.4 12.2 32.9
Kanpur Dehat 45.9 15.4 36.1
Kanpur Nagar 43.6 24.1 41.8
Kanshiram Nagar 51.5 11.6 32.8
Kaushambi 50.1 29.9 52.8
Kheri 53.9 17.5 40.8
Kushinagar 45.0 14.6 35.1
Lalitpur 40.7 39.0 48.8
Lucknow 37.5 33.6 44.5
Mahamaya Nagar 44.2 9.7 31.7
Mahoba 44.6 23.9 47.7
Mahrajganj 53.3 12.5 37.1
Mainpuri 46.5 11.5 32.5
Mathura 40.8 12.9 27.7
Mau 40.9 19.7 35.1
Meerut 35.3 18.8 35.2
Mirzapur 49.1 20.8 46.5
Moradabad 45.1 16.4 43.2
Muzaffarnagar 40.8 18.8 36.9
Pilibhit 51.5 21.8 44.1
Pratapgarh 41.3 23.8 42.6
Rae Bareli 36.2 31.4 41.3
Rampur 46.0 20.8 44.4
Saharanpur 36.9 18.5 36.1
SantKabir Nagar 50.5 10.9 36.5
SantRavidas Nagar 51.4 21.5 49.1
Shahjahanpur 49.3 23.6 54.3
Shrawasti 63.5 10.1 39.2
Siddharthnagar 57.9 13.7 43.5
Sitapur 56.4 14.0 48.6
Sonbhadra 45.9 22.5 46.4
Sultanpur 45.9 19.1 39.8
Unnao 46.5 13.1 34.3
Varanasi 44.7 25.3 45.4
 
Uttarakhand   33.5 19.5 26.6
Almora 32.9 14.4 22.5
Bageshwar 25.1 26.3 27.2
Chamoli 33.7 18.0 22.3
Champawat 30.5 17.4 21.2
Dehradun 28.5 30.1 30.7
Garhwal 22.9 27.4 27.9
Hardwar 39.1 12.3 24.7
Nainital 32.1 9.0 17.0
Pithoragarh 30.6 20.6 16.6
Rudraprayag 29.9 18.4 25.9
TehriGarhwal 30.1 46.9 44.2
Udham Singh Nagar 37.8 12.0 27.1
Uttarkashi 35.2 39.4 40.3
 
West Bengal   32.5 20.3 31.5
Bankura 34.0 27.0 39.8
Barddhaman 32.5 25.8 33.7
Birbhum 40.5 29.5 43.1
DakshinDinajpur 32.9 17.1 28.1
Darjiling 29.1 11.3 25.7
Haora 34.6 14.6 28.4
Hugli 30.1 18.5 28.7
Jalpaiguri 31.2 17.7 24.6
Koch Bihar 32.9 20.1 29.3
Kolkata 24.2 17.4 19.6
Maldah 37.8 22.8 37.2
Murshidabad 41.9 17.5 34.6
Nadia 23.3 10.7 19.3
North Twenty Four Parganas 23.8 13.6 18.3
PaschimMedinipur 29.4 28.0 40.3
PurbaMedinipur 29.9 24.5 32.8
Puruliya 45.5 34.6 58.2
South Twenty Four Parganas 27.3 20.1 27.9
Uttar Dinajpur 40.4 14.0 34.7

Report on Medical Certification of Cause of Death (MCCD) gives statistics on Cause of death obtained through Civil Registration System under Registration of Births and Deaths Act 1969. It is published annually by Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India. As per MCCD, State-wise number of people who lost their life due to malnutrition for the period of 2013-2015 are given below

Malnutrition Deaths*
Year     2013
State Male Female Total
All India 509 599 1108
Andhra Pradesh 7 6 13
A&N Island 3 0 3
Arunachal Pradesh 0 0 0
Assam 2 0 2
Bihar 5 6 11
Chandigarh 160 340 500
Chhattisgarh 0 1 1
Delhi 33 31 64
D&N Haveli 0 0 0
Daman and Diu 0 0 0
Goa 3 2 5
Himachal Pradesh 3 2 5
Jharkhand 0 0 0
Karnataka 102 65 167
Kerala 23 24 47
Lakshadweep 1 4 5
Madhya Pradesh 0 0 0
Maharashtra 63 44 107
Manipur 0 0 0
Meghalaya 6 5 11
Mizoram 1 1 2
Nagaland 0 0 0
Odisha 7 9 16
Puducherry 1 0 1
Punjab 10 5 15
Rajasthan 12 5 17
Sikkim 1 0 1
Tamil Nadu 55 38 93
Tripura 2 1 3
Uttrakhand 5 6 11
West Bengal 4 4 8
Year       2014
All India 613 407 1020
Andhra Pradesh 1 6 7
A&N Island 1 0 1
Arunachal Pradesh 0 0 0
Assam 303 172 475
Bihar 0 0 0
Chandigarh 8 2 10
Chhattisgarh 5 5 10
Delhi 36 34 70
D&N Haveli 0 0 0
Daman and Diu 0 0 0
Goa 4 5 9
Gujarat 13 12 25
Himachal Pradesh 3 0 3
Jharkhand 0 0 0
Karnataka 94 54 148
Kerala 6 1 7
Lakshadweep 1 4 5
Madhya Pradesh 0 0 0
Maharashtra 31 25 56
Manipur 1 1 2
Meghalaya 6 5 11
Mizoram 4 2 6
Nagaland 0 0 0
Odisha 14 10 24
Puducherry 17 5 22
Punjab 5 2 7
Rajasthan 13 6 19
Sikkim 1 0 1
Tamil Nadu 39 49 88
Telangana 0 0 0
Tripura 0 0 0
Uttrakhand 0 2 2
West Bengal 7 5 12
Year       2015
All India 641 462 1103
Andhra Pradesh 1 4 5
A&N Island 0 2 2
Arunanchal Pradesh 0 0 0
Assam 359 248 607
Bihar 3 5 8
Chandigarh 2 1 3
Chhattisgarh 7 2 9
Delhi 24 20 44
D&N Haveli 0 0 0
Daman and Diu 0 0 0
Goa 2 0 2
Gujarat 20 14 34
Himachal Pradesh 1 1 2
Jharkhand 0 0 0
Karnataka 95 72 167
Kerala 7 9 16
Lakshadweep 0 0 0
Madhya Pradesh 0 0 0
Maharashtra 32 25 57
Manipur 1 1 2
Meghalaya 12 12 24
Mizoram 2 1 3
Nagaland 0 0 0
Odisha 10 11 21
Puducherry 3 1 4
Punjab 0 0 0
Rajasthan 15 2 17
Sikkim 2 2 4
Tamil Nadu 38 25 63
Telangana 0 0 0
Tripura 1 0 1
Uttrakhand 1 4 5
West Bengal 3 0 3
Source * Report on Medical Certification of Cause of Death (MCCD) -2013, 2014, 2015 from Office of RG of India.

 

 

Central governments have initiated various programs like MAA (Mothers Absolute Affection) to promote exclusive breast feeding; PradhanMantriSurakshitMatritvaAbhiyan; and issued the following guidelines to the state governments including Madhya Pradesh to combat the challenges of malnutrition in the country.

  1. Operational Guidelines on Facility Based Management of Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM).
  2. Guidelines for Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) Children at Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre (NRC)

iii.       Central government have also issued guidelines on India Newborn Action Plan (INAP) to all the state governments.

  1. National guidelines for enhancing optimal Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices.
  2. Operational guidelines on Home Based Newborn Care (HBNC) and Facility Based Newborn Care (FBNC).
  3. National Iron Plus Initiative (NIPI) for anaemia control among children from 6 to 60 months of age.

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Faggan Singh Kulaste stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.

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