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Childcare In Odisha, Bengal: The Children’s Ward Is Full

From the east, tales of entrenched neglect­ and its usual victims

Childcare In Odisha, Bengal: The Children’s Ward Is Full
Hope & Fatalism Photograph by Sandipan Chatterjee

Odisha, WB are laggards

  • Odisha has only 29.4% houses with improved sanitation
  • In West Bengal, 20.3% children are wasted
  • IMR: 44 (Odisha) 25 (WB)

Source: NFHS 2015-16, SRS

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