Articles by Lola Nayar

Lockdown Effect: Spike In Unplanned Babies, Abortions

Lack of access to contraceptives and family planning services during the COVID-19 induced lockdowns led to an alarming rise in the pregnancy rate across the nation, which in turn led to numerous abortions.

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RAHI Khichdi Mix Targets Hunger And Nutrition Of Millions Amid COVID

Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI) has served over 2.5 million meals to vulnerable groups in 38 districts across 9 states in the country worst hit by COVID and subsequent lockdown. Dola Mohapatra, Executive Director, RAHI, tells LoLa Nayar that nearly 85% of the ready-to-cook meals were provided to the migrant population.

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A Skilling Program For Food Processing To Help India Prosper

While India is a top producer of several farm products, it still lags behind its neighbours such as Thailand and Vietnam in the area of food processing.

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Eat Well, Be Healthy To Stop TB

At 4.2 per cent, latent TB manifesting into full-blown TB may not be alarming. But for malnourished or under-nourished people, the possibilities are three to four times more.

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Millets Gaining Ground As Healthy Options For Those Suffering From Lifestyle Diseases

Awareness about the benefits of these healthy grains is creating a situation where demand is increasing almost every year by 20% to 22%, says Dr Vilas A. Tonapi, Director, ICAR — Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad, in an interview to Lola Nayar. Excerpts…

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“If Children Are Well Fed And Well Educated, We Will Have A Different Country”: Chanchalapathi Dasa

How The Akshaya Patra Foundation Enhances Children’s Learning Experience Through Nutritive, Balanced And Appetising Mid-day Meals

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