CP Outcome 1.4 :
Reduction in hunger and malnutrition levels, especially amongst children and disadvantaged groups
1.4.1 Policies and programmes informed by lessons from the diversity of successful innovations within India and internationally on child development and nutrition and in line with standards drawn from international norms and conventions.
1.4.2 Effective management (including reporting and monitoring) and delivery systems in place for food based assistance schemes (ICDS, MDM, PDS, Grain Banks) at national, state and district levels, with special attention to reaching the disadvantaged and excluded groups and facilitating their participation in implementation and monitoring.
1.4.3 In selected states, quality early child care services, and ICDS services in place with special attention to disadvantaged and excluded groups.
1.4.4 Nutritional quality of food distributed under MDM, PDS, ICDS improved and local capacities developed for improved service delivery in this regard.
1.4.5 In selected areas, disadvantaged groups practice key behaviours related to preventing and reducing malnutrition including improving early child development