Odisha Nutrition Budget 2020-21

The Government of Odisha is the first State in India to initiate the concept of Nutrition Budgeting in the Financial Year (FY) 2020-21. The analysis follows a multi-sectoral approach that deals with both Nutrition Specific (direct nutrition centric) and Nutrition Sensitive (indirect nutrition centric) schemes and interventions. It also does an analysis of State’s budget outlays against policy frameworks. Nutrition Specific allocation, under different schemes in the State, has increased from around Rs.3999.08 Crores during 2018-19 to Rs.5210.29 Crores in BE 2020-21.