Global Hunger Index 2020: What is Global Hunger Index, India was ranked 94,

Global Hunger Index 2020: What is the Global Hunger Index, India was ranked 94.

  • India’s ranking needs to be improved than before, but the countries in front have declined
  • India lags behind Pakistan and Nepal in the Global Hunger Index

Global Hunger Index 2020: The Global Hunger Index (GHI) Report -2020 has recently been released. According to the report, there is still a lot of hunger in India. Let us tell you that India has come at 94th place in the rankings for 107 countries. According to the report, India is in a ‘serious’ state of hunger with a score of 27.2.

This report is prepared on the basis of the proportion of malnourished children in a country, children under five years of age whose weight or length is less by age, and the death rate among children below five years of age. A total of 107 countries were included in the Global Hunger Index-2020, of which India is 94th. Read also: This is the 10 largest country in the world, would be surprised to see the number 7!

India lags behind Nepal

India is lagging behind many neighboring countries. These countries include countries like Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia. India’s ranking in the Global Hunger Index has improved slightly, but still India is lagging behind many neighboring countries.

 

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There are only 13 countries that lag behind India in the Hunger Index

According to the report, there are only 13 countries that lag behind India in the Hunger Index. Included Countries like these Rwanda ( 097 ), Nigeria ( 098 ), Afghanistan ( 099 ), Libya ( 102 ), Mozambique ( 103 ), Chad ( 107 ).

Global Hunger Index 2020
Global Hunger Index 2020

Malnutrition in India

According to the report, about 14% of India’s population is malnourished. Malnutrition among children in India is appalling. The Global Hunger Index  2020 is formulated in a country based on the proportion of undernourished children, children under five years of age, whose weight or length is less than age-wise, and mortality rates in children under five years of age. Read also: Understand in graphics what has changed in 73 years: In 1947, the worth of 10 grams of gold was but Rs 89, today not even 2 liters of milk

India’s rankings since 2015: at a glance

India was ranked 93rd in 2015, 97th in 2016, 100th in 2017, 103rd in 2018, and 102nd in 2019. Records show that there is a crisis in India due to starvation.

‘Serious problem of hunger’ in India

In this report, 0 to 100 points have been given to countries based on the state of hunger. In this report, 0 points are not the best ie hunger condition. Less than 10 points in the report mean that there is a very less hunger problem in the country. Similarly, 20 to 34.9 points in the report means a severe hunger crisis. 35 to 49.9 points in the report means the condition is very challenging and 50 or more points means that there is a very terrible state of hunger in the country. India got 30.3 points in this report. This number means that there is a severe hunger crisis in India.

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What is the Global Hunger Index 2020?

In the Global Hunger Index 2020, detailed information is given on the state of catering in different countries of the world. In this index, it is seen that what kind of food are people getting and how much is its quality and quantity and what are the deficiencies in it.

This report is released every year in the month of October. The International Food Policy Research Institute started the ‘Global Hunger Index’ in 2006. In 2006, a German organization named Welt HungerLife released the ‘Global Hunger Index’ for the first time.

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