Q. With reference to State Nutrition Profile, consider the following statements:
1.It gives insights on nutrition outcomes, immediate and underlying determinants and intervention based on National Family Health Survey 3, 4 and 5.
2.It is launched by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: The SNPs give insights on nutrition outcomes, immediate and underlying determinants and interventions based on National Family Health Survey (NFHS) rounds 3, 4 and 5. The SNPs include a comprehensive compilation of crucial data that can positively affect policy decisions and facilitate research in the area.

They contain the trend analysis of key indicators such as wasting, stunting, anemia, underweight and overweight and NCDs (Diabetes and High blood pressure) showcase the variability of performance across districts.

Statement 2 is incorrect: NITI Aayog, in a joint effort with International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the Indian Institute of Population Sciences (IIPS), UNICEF and the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) has launched ‘The State Nutrition Profiles’ for 19 States and Union Territories.

Source: NITI Aayog, in a joint effort with IFPRI, IIPS, UNICEF and IEG launch ‘The State Nutrition Profiles” for 19 States and Union Territories