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Malnutrition is a major contributor to India's disease burden . This study assesses the disease burden due to malnutrition and trends in its indicators in every state of India in relation to Indian and global nutrition targets. It analyses the disease burden attributable to child and maternal malnutrition, and the trends in the malnutrition indicators between 1990 to 2017 in every state of India using all accessible data from multiple sources, as part of Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2017. The study found that malnutrition continues to be the leading risk factor for disease burden in India. It is encouraging that India has set ambitious targets to reduce malnutrition through NNM. The trends up to 2017 indicate that substantially higher rates of improvement will be needed for all malnutrition indicators in most states to achieve the Indian 2022 and the global 2030 targets. The prevalence of malnutrition indicators, their rates of improvement, and the gaps between projected prevalence and targets vary substantially between the states. The state-specific findings in this report indicate the effort needed in each state, which will be useful in tracking and motivating further progress. The sub national analyses will also be useful for policy makers in India. Click here to read the study.