They consist a major proportion of Indian population they are usually in a dependent stage as they require food and shelter by someone else. They are in the stage of rapid growth or puberty. Good nutrition input is required as they need more healthy diet than other groups of people.
The main feature of adolesent population is the size of its adolesent constitues one fifth of the total population. adolescents are generally grouped in the age group of 10 of 19 years. They are most important resource which will help in future.
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