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Pediatric malnutrition has always been a matter of national concern.According to the Global Nutrition Report (2017) analysis 88% of Countries data, face a serious burden of either two or three forms of malnutrition (Childhood Stunting,Anemia in women of reproductive age and/or overweight in adult women).

National Institute for Transforming India,The NITI Aayog has suggested focusing on essential nutrition to pregnant,lactating women and children during the first 1000 days of child's life.This time period is identical as the window of opportunity to reduce under-nutrition among the children as well addressing anemia among women and children.

Integrated Child Development Services Scheme(ICDS), a universal scheme is being implemented to deliver Nutrition,Health Care and PreSchool services in 257 ICDS Projects in Andhra Pradesh.Supplementary Nutrition Program(SNP) is one of the prime services rendered under ICDS.

Government of Andhra Pradesh is committed to ensure access to supplementary nutrition for all pregnant women, lactating mothers, children aged 7-72 months through Anganwadi Centres and implemented in 55,607 Anganwadi Centres. To achieve reduction in malnutrition and anemia in children (below 6 years) and pregnant, lactating women, Government is implementing YSR Sampoorna Poshana and YSR Sampoorna Poshana Plus (+).


YSR Sampoorna Poshana Plus+ Scheme is being implemented in 77 Scheduled and Tribal Sub Plan Mandals, the YSR Sampoorna Poshana Scheme is implemented in the remaining mandals of the State. It is estimated 3.8 lakh beneficiaries in 77 tribal mandals and 26.36 lakh beneficiaries in the remaining mandals in the State will be covered for providing ICDS services through 55,607 Anganwadi Centers, in consultation with National Institute of Nutrition (NIN).

Current nutrition programs designed to ensure uniformity and greater coverage of beneficiaries with recommended nutritional standards, while providing iron, protein, energy rich nutrition to pregnant women, lactating mothers. Keeping in view of Under Weight or Malnourished children and high prevalence of anemia in pregnant and lactating mothers nutrition programs have been designed .

By providing Supplementary feeding, this nutrition program attempts to bridge the caloric gap between the National recommended and average intake of children and women in low income and disadvantaged communities.


  • Improvement in the health and nutritional status of children 0–6 years and pregnant and lactating mothers.

  • To reduce the incidence of mortality, morbidity, malnutrition and school dropout among children.

  • Provision of a firm foundation for proper psychological, physical and social development of the child.

  • Effective co-ordination of the policy and implementation among various departments and programmes aimed to promote child development.