India ranks 94 in Global Hunger Index: Full list here -Susmita Pakrasi

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published Published on Oct 17, 2020   modified Modified on Nov 7, 2020

-Hindustan Times

The Global Hunger Index is a tool for comprehensively measuring and tracking hunger at global, regional, and national levels.

India ranked 94 among 107 nations in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020 and is in the serious hunger category with experts blaming poor implementation processes and lack of effective monitoring in tackling malnutrition and poor performance by large states behind the low ranking.

According to the report, 14% of India’s population is undernourished. It also showed the country recorded a 37.4% stunting rate among children under five and a wasting rate of 17.3%. The under-five mortality rate stood at 3.7%.

The Global Hunger Index is a tool for comprehensively measuring and tracking hunger at global, regional, and national levels.

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Hindustan Times, 17 October, 2020, https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/india-ranks-94-in-global-hunger-index-full-list-here/story-wXo7eOCL0xj5P2iAJ3R7PL.html


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