Question raised in Lok Sabha on Obesity in India, 26/02/2016

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Obesity in India, 26/02/2016. Indian Council of Medical Research has carried out three comprehensive nutrition surveys in India; in tribal population in 10 states (2008-09), in rural population in 10 states (2011-12), and in urban population in 16 states (2014-15). Indian Council of Medical Research also carried out a Task Force study entitled ‘Childhood obesity in India: a multi-centric study on its measurement and determinants’ in 3 regions of the country i.e., New Delhi (by AIIMS), Hyderabad (by NIN) and Shillong (By NEIGRIHMS), Meghalaya (2013-15).