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Action on ground needed to tackle malnutrition: Experts on India's poor showing at Global Hunger Index

A look at the last round of NFHS in 2015-2016 corroborates this as it shows that the country’s showing on parameters of ‘wasted’ and ‘severely wasted’ children had worsened.

published on : 19th October 2020

Hunger Index report: Rahul attacks Modi government for 'filling pockets of its special friends'

The Congress leader also put out a graph which showed India ranking lower than its neighbours including Pakistan (88), Nepal (73) and Bangladesh (75).

published on : 17th October 2020

India ranks 94 in Hunger Index; experts blame poor implementation, siloed approach

The neighbouring Bangladesh, Myanmar and Pakistan too are in the 'serious' category but ranked higher than India in this year's hunger index.

published on : 17th October 2020

Global Hunger Index: India ranks 94 among 107 countries

India’s hunger level is serious with a score of 27.2, according to the report jointly released by Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide.

published on : 17th October 2020

Additional 6.7 million children under five could suffer from wasting due to COVID-19: UNICEF

According to the Global Hunger Index 2019, wasting among children in India rose from 16.5 per cent in 2008-2012 to 20.8 per cent in 2014-2018.

published on : 28th July 2020