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Food and Nutrition Security:A Case Study in Nagada Village Jajpur District of Odisha


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Objectives: To study the Food and nutrition security in Odisha and Contribution of PDS and ICDS for food and nutrition security within the NAGADA village.

Methods/Statistical Analysis: The whole study is based upon descriptive and qualitative in nature. This analysis is based on the source of both primary and secondary data. The main tool for data collections are the interview schedule from the Nagada village (Odisha, India). The interview schedules contained mostly close ended questions, though some open ended and structure questions also administered.

Findings/Result: It is found that most of the people in that village depend on PDS. ICDS scheme is not functioning. For impact of socio-economic parameter on health status, we got education of households, female education, MPCE and casual labors show significant relation, whereas household size display negative and caste &land own do not show any relation with health status.

Application: Food security is a multidimensional issue that encompasses agriculture, human nutrition, and public health as w ell as economics and governance.


Keywords

Food Security, Nutrition, Under Nutrition, Calories Intake, PDS and ICDS.
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Malayaranjan Sahoo
National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India

Abstract


Objectives: To study the Food and nutrition security in Odisha and Contribution of PDS and ICDS for food and nutrition security within the NAGADA village.

Methods/Statistical Analysis: The whole study is based upon descriptive and qualitative in nature. This analysis is based on the source of both primary and secondary data. The main tool for data collections are the interview schedule from the Nagada village (Odisha, India). The interview schedules contained mostly close ended questions, though some open ended and structure questions also administered.

Findings/Result: It is found that most of the people in that village depend on PDS. ICDS scheme is not functioning. For impact of socio-economic parameter on health status, we got education of households, female education, MPCE and casual labors show significant relation, whereas household size display negative and caste &land own do not show any relation with health status.

Application: Food security is a multidimensional issue that encompasses agriculture, human nutrition, and public health as w ell as economics and governance.


Keywords


Food Security, Nutrition, Under Nutrition, Calories Intake, PDS and ICDS.

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