Stunting is caused by malnutrition of the mother before and during pregnancy, and the child during the first two years of life. Stakeholders Consultation on Multi Sector District Nutrition Plan of Barpeta, Assam suggested to put all efforts to concentrate to reduce it in the following target groups: adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women and children from 0- 24 months of age.

Stunting is caused by malnutrition of the mother before and during pregnancy, and the child during the first two years of life. Stakeholders Consultation on Multi Sector District Nutrition Plan of Barpeta, Assam suggested to put all efforts to concentrate to reduce it in the following target groups: adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women and children from 0- 24 months of age.