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Global Hunger Index


Hunger, nutrition are worse than before lockdown. PDS must be universalised

November 26, 2020 10:45 am

All indications show that an economic revival will take some time — support is required during this period to at least prevent starvation.

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt for 'filling pockets of its special friends'

October 17, 2020 5:33 pm

Reacting to the Global Hunger Index 2020 report which has ranked India 94 among 107 countries, Rahul tweeted in Hindi, "India's poor are hungry because the government is busy in filling the pockets of some of its special friends."

Global Hunger Index 2020: India ranks 94 out of 107 countries, under 'serious' category

October 19, 2020 1:45 pm

Out of the total 107 countries, only 13 countries fare worse than India including countries like Rwanda (97), Nigeria (98), Afghanistan (99), Liberia (102), Mozambique (103), Chad (107) among others.

Challenge to nurture India has become bigger with the outbreak of COVID-19

September 14, 2020 8:57 am

For “POSHAN Maah” to contribute towards the holistic nourishment of children and a malnutrition free India by 2030, the government needs to address the multi-dimensional determinants of malnutrition on an urgent basis.

Only 37% of funds released under Poshan Abhiyaan scheme have been utilised by states: Congress MP

March 17, 2020 4:31 pm

"I raised the issue of worsening statistics on nutrition and the urgent need to eliminate hunger and chronic malnutrition among children and adolescents. In 2019, India slipped seven places in the Global Hunger Index to rank 102 out of 117 countries," says Rajya Sabha Congress member M V Rajeev Gowda.

Explained: How Guru Nanak’s langar is helping UN achieve its ‘zero hunger’ goal

November 16, 2019 9:43 am

Of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the second one ⁠— ‘zero hunger’ ⁠— aims to end extreme hunger and malnutrition, especially among children, by 2030.

National dishonour

October 29, 2019 1:36 am

We need to ask why India lags behind its neighbours in combating hunger, malnutrition

We need to ask why India lags behind its neighbours in combating hunger, malnutrition

October 28, 2019 9:58 am

Among all the countries included in the report, India has the highest rate of child wasting (which rose from the 2008-2012 level of 16.5 per cent to 20.8 per cent). Its child stunting rate (at 37.9 per cent) also remains shockingly high.

Nutrition is no puzzle

October 18, 2019 12:08 am

Global Hunger Index figures are stark. They bring home urgency of long-term investments in nutrition, health, sanitation

Explained: Why India trails in Global Hunger Index

October 17, 2019 10:54 pm

In Global Hunger Index report, India has the highest percentage of children who suffer from acute undernutrition. On other parameters, where India has improved, the pace has been relatively slow.