A recent Cornell study has identified a sector where the returns to investments for every USD1 spent in India can be USD134. Unfortunately, this sector isn't tracking its spending regularly; the most recent data on its performance was recently released a decade after the previous round of data collection. The sector in this case is nutrition. With 1-7 September observed as National Nutrition Week, it is time we gave some serious thought to making some changes.
Associate Director, Health and Nutrition Initiative, Ashoka India
Archana leads the Health and Nutrition Initiative at Ashoka India. She has experience in management consulting and journalism.
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