A couple from Hyderabad have pleaded for financial aid from the state and Central governments, for the treatment of their stunted children. The two, Anudeep 4 and Adisri, 3 have a hormonal problem with which their growth is hampered. Their height and weight even at these ages, are like that of months babies. The parents, Pradeep and his wife, said that the treatment for this disease if possible in USA, by an expert doctor, Lawrence and its costs nearly Rs. 2 crores. Minister Lakshma Reddy, moved with pity, sanctioned Rs. 6 lakh, which is yet to reach them. Their income is not sufficient to meet the expenditure, they said.