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Global Hunger Index Doesn't Reflect India's True Picture; Index Flawed Measure Of Hunger: Government

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Global Hunger Index 'Unfortunate' Reflection Of Hunger In The Country: Oxfam India

Oct 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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.

Global Hunger Index 2021: What It Means For India?

India has slipped to 101st position from last year’s 94th position

Hunger Study Predicts 168,000 Pandemic-Linked Child Deaths

Dec 15, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

Before the pandemic, the number of stunted children declined globally each year, from 199.5 million in 2000 to 144 million in 2019.

The Numbers Game: Family Health Survey Reflects Nutrition Paradox

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.

15 November, 2020

‘Hunger Rates Are Sky-Rocketing Around The World’

Team Poshan

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.

17 October, 2020

Global Hunger Index 2020: India Ranks 94 Out Of 107 Countries, Under ‘Serious’ Category

Outlook Web Bureau

The Global Hunger Report report gives India a score of 27.2, which puts it in the 'serious category'

30 September, 2020

Empowering Adolescents For Battling Anemia With Several Programmes, Collective Initiatives

Shrirupa Sengupta

More than 3 out of 10 women aged between 20 to 24 die during childbirth in India due to anemia

17 September, 2020

Why Reviving Midday Meals Is A Must

Anjula Gurtoo, Nidhi Sharma and Deepika Swami

Over 9.12 crore underprivileged children get their daily nutrition from the midday-meal scheme, which has been disrupted by the pandemic.

28 August, 2020

Tackling Severe Acute Malnourishment During COVID-19

Dr. Basanti Baroova

Plaguing us for decades, malnourishment has severely escalated due to the ongoing pandemic, putting thousands of migrants, women and children in danger

07 June, 2020

Is The Food On Your Table Safe To Eat?

Arshi Khanam

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.


18 October, 2019

Economy In ICU, Utter Incompetence Of BJP Govt To Be Blamed: Manish Tewari


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.

16 October, 2019

'Concentrate Less On Politics, More On children': Congress To PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

16 October, 2019

India Ranks 102 On Global Hunger Index, Behind Pakistan, Bangladesh

Outlook Web Bureau

With a score of 30.3, India suffers from the level of hunger that is considered “serious,” the report said.

12 October, 2019

Why Can’t Feeding The Underprivileged Be Made Mandatory In Corporate Social Responsibility?

Geetanjali Chopra

Audit reports show how most CSR funds lie unutilised

05 July, 2019

Video | Most People Don't See Nutrition As A Challenge

Outlook Web Bureau

What’s the biggest challenge that faces India today, we asked. They listed out everything, except those that should matter the most to them. A simple experiment by the Outlook Poshan team.


13 June, 2019

Why Winston Churchill Could Have Landed in Jail Today For Starving 4 Million People To Death in 1943

Damayanti Datta

In January 2019, a new study by researchers of IIT, Gandhinagar (published in the Geophysical Research Letters) used soil analysis for the first time to show that the famine of 1943 was not caused by drought but by Churchill's policies and wilful negligence.

Photo Gallery

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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