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New Delhi: Despite impressive growth,Gujarat has not been able to reduce malnourishment levels while Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have done better in improving the lot of its marginalized dalits and tribals,says the India Human Development Report (HDR) 2011 released by the Centre on Friday.
With 69.7% kids up to age 5 anaemic and 44.6% suffering from malnutrition,Gujarat is among the worst performers,says the report.
Growth in Mayas UP on par with Guj
Uttar Pradesh grew on a par with Gujarat and kept pace with the national average in the past five years.Mayawati-ruled UPs economic growth was 76%;Gujarat grew 79%.The India average was 77%.P 13