The death toll of children in Thar has increased to 248.
Insufficient rainfall and lack of vegetation in the region is one of the prime contributing factors in causing malnutrition in mothers.
The malnutrition in mothers leads to health problems amongst the infants and children.
Mostly children are born malnourished, leading to their deaths.
The drough stricken region of Tharparkar still continues to face food shortage and the concerned authorities have failed in responding to the issue.