The Wide Net of Hunger

Context: Since the lockdown, the Government of India (GoI) has announced Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) and Atmanirbhar Bharat. However, numerous studies have shown their inadequacy. What is the hunger watch survey? The Right to Food campaign in partnership with several civil society organisations initiated “Hunger Watch”, a rapid survey across 11 states from mid-September… Continue reading The Wide Net of Hunger

India fares poorly in hunger index

News: The Global Hunger Index 2020 report has been released.   Facts: About the index: It is an annual report jointly published by Ireland’s Concern Worldwide and Germany’s Welthungerhilfe. Aim: To measure and track hunger at the global, regional and country levels. Indicators: The four indicators for the index are: Undernourishment (share of the population… Continue reading India fares poorly in hunger index