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Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey Report on Odisha,

New Delhi: 298/11/19:Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey Report on Odisha, one of the largest-ever survey commissioned to give a detailed insight into the malnutrition concerns in the state.

The research adopts a holistic approach towards understanding malnutrition by gauging the extent and severity of micronutrient deficiencies in both children as well as adolescents while also including several other aspects like food intake, education, social practices etc.

“Addressing malnutrition requires multi-sectoral collaboration. We must generate awareness and create synergies between all stakeholders, Central Govt, State Govt, industry and the civil society to ensure better nutrition for our children, women and youth,” Pradhan said.

“UN Sustainable Development Goals aims to end all forms of hunger and malnutrition by 2030. This report is a right step in that direction,” he added.

CNN (Comprehensive National Nutrition) survey, Asia’s biggest survey with sample size of 1 lakh. For 1st time, 0-19 yrs age grp, non-communicable diseases taken into consideration

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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