As per the GHI report, the composite GHI scores of India have improved from 38.8 in 2000 to 27.5 in 2021. Thus, the country has shown consistent improvement over the years.
CEO of Oxfam India Amitabh Behar said the nutritional loss could amplify into intergenerational effects. He added that the latest data showed that in several part of India, children born between 2015-19 were more malnourished than the previous generation.
India has slipped to 101st position from last year’s 94th position
Before the pandemic, the number of stunted children declined globally each year, from 199.5 million in 2000 to 144 million in 2019.
As 2020 comes to a close, here's some facts and figures on how India and the world are performing on food and nutrition security.
A new report has found global hunger and population displacement could surge as people on the move and those reliant on a dwindling flow of remittances desperately seek work to support their families.
The Global Hunger Report report gives India a score of 27.2, which puts it in the 'serious category'
More than 3 out of 10 women aged between 20 to 24 die during childbirth in India due to anemia
Over 9.12 crore underprivileged children get their daily nutrition from the midday-meal scheme, which has been disrupted by the pandemic.
Plaguing us for decades, malnourishment has severely escalated due to the ongoing pandemic, putting thousands of migrants, women and children in danger
On World Food Safety Day, it is important to remember that unsafe food practices claim approximately 4,20,000 lives annually across the world. According to the World Health Organisation, 1 out of 10 people fall ill after consuming contaminated food worldwide each year.
Expressing grave concern over the crisis involving the PMC Bank scam, Tewari said public money is no more safe in Indian banks and the scam has been totally damaging that has left thousands of depositors in a state of shock.
India has slipped to 102nd position in the Global Hunger Index 2019 of 117 countries, down from its 2018 position of 95 and behind its neighbours Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
With a score of 30.3, India suffers from the level of hunger that is considered “serious,” the report said.
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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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