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HindustanTimes Sun,20 Apr 2014

‘Cover all kids under food bill’

HTC, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, March 04, 2013
First Published: 23:59 IST(4/3/2013) | Last Updated: 00:00 IST(5/3/2013)

Right To Food Campaign has demanded that all children should be covered under the proposed National Food Security Bill.

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In a statement issued on Monday, the campaign said the children account for 40% of the population, with children 0-6 years of age accounting for over 13% and have intolerable levels of child undernutrition.

The campaign demanded universalisation of all services of integrated child development scheme for all children,pregnant and lactating women and adolescent girls.

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