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Malnutrition

eding rates over the same period $% • Nearly all states in India showed significant declines in child stunting between 2006 and 2014. However, three states with very high rates in 2006—Bihar, Jharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh—showed some of the slowest declines $% • While most states show declines in wasting, not all do. Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, and Mizoram show increases in wasting, although the in

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Hunger Overview

0%). In these two States, about 3.8-3.9% rural households reported that they did not get adequate food every day in some months. •    1.2% of rural households in Assam, 1.1% in Bihar, and 1.0% in Chhattisgarh reported not getting adequate food every day in some months. •    As many as 0.8% of rural households in Bihar and 0.6% in West Bengal reported that they d

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Right to Work (MG-NREGA)

oyment under MGNREGA in 2015-16. It means that 9.9 percent of households were not provided employment under MGNREGA despite making demand $$   • Analysis of household survey data from Bihar shows that under ideal conditions, the rural poverty rate of 50% at the time of the survey could come down by at least 14 percentage points. However, compared to a potential reduction in poverty by 14 percentage points, actual impact on rural povert

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Corruption

KEY TRENDS   • According to the CMS-India Corruption Study 2018, among states, 73 percent households in Telangana, 38 percent in Tamil Nadu, 36 percent in Karnataka, 35 percent in Bihar, 29 percent in Delhi, 23 percent in Madhya Pradesh; 22 percent in Punjab and 20 percent households in Rajasthan experienced demand for bribe or had to use contacts/middlemen, to access the public services @@    • According

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Migration

e excluded from the economic, cultural, social and political life of society and are often treated as second-class citizens ** • Lead source states of internal migrants include Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttarakhand and Tamil Nadu, whereas key destination areas are Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab and Karnataka. There are conspicuous migration corridors within th

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Unemployment

radesh, which needs to be tackled through labor saving technology and wide scale farm mechanisation. On the other hand it appears that the underdeveloped states like Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have not reached the LTP and needs to develop policies to increase productivity of rural labor in these backward states. •    The results of the study show a clear rising trend in real wages since 1995 more particularly from 2

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Debt Trap

households).  Marriages and ceremonies accounted for 111 rupees per 1000 rupees of outstanding loans of farmer households. Among the states the proportion was highest in Bihar (229 rupees per 1000 rupees), to be followed by Rajasthan (176 rupees per 1000 rupees).  The most important source of loan in terms of percentage of outstanding loan amount was banks (36%), to be followed by moneylender

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Farmers' suicides

of total farmers/ cultivators’ suicides during 2015. • 9.0 percent of farmers/ cultivators who have committed suicides were in age group of 60 years & above. • The states of Bihar, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Mizoram, Nagaland, Uttarakhand and West Bengal have reported no farmers' suicide during 2015. All the 7 Union Territories have reported zero number of farmers' suicide during 2015 (please click

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