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India Falls From 94 To 101 In International Starvation Index, Even Behind Nepal & Pakistan: Report

International Starvation Index Information: India has slipped to one hundred and first place within the International Starvation Index (GHI) 2021. 116 nations around the globe hve been listed within the rankings.

India is lagging behind its neighboring nations Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal in International Starvation Index. Eighteen nations, together with China, Brazil, and Kuwait, shared the highest spot with a GHI rating of lower than 5, the web site of the International Starvation Index, which tracks starvation and malnutrition, stated on Thursday.

The report, collectively ready by Concern Worldwide, an Irish-based help company, and Welt Starvation Hilf, a German group, described the extent of starvation in India as ‘alarming’.

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Within the 12 months 2020, India was ranked 94 out of 107 nations. Now it has come to one hundred and first place out of 116 nations.

GHI rating additionally dropped

India’s GHI rating has additionally dropped. It was 38.8 within the 12 months 2000, which remained between 28.8 – 27.5 between 2012 and 2021. The GHI rating is calculated on 4 indicators, which embody undernourishment, malnutrition, little one development fee and little one mortality.

In response to the report, neighboring nations reminiscent of Nepal (76th), Bangladesh (76th), Myanmar (71st) and Pakistan (92nd) are additionally in a worrying place on account of starvation. All these nations have carried out higher than India in offering meals to their residents.

Regardless of India being one of many prime agricultural and food-producing nations, the numbers of the International Starvation Index are troubling. 

 

 

(With inputs from PTI)

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