Global Hunger Index Current Affairs - 2020

Global Hunger Index 2020: India ranked 94th.

The Global hunger index was launched on October 16 2020. It has been jointly prepared by Welhunger life and Concern Worldwide.  This year,  India has been ranked 94th Out of 107 countries.  In 2018 was  India ranked 103 while in 2019  India was ranked 102. Key findings of the report The report ranked the countries Read More…

Andhra Pradesh Government launches YSR Sampoorna Poshana Scheme

On September 7, 2020, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YSR Jagan Mohan Reddy launched YSR Sampoorna Poshana scheme and YSR Sampoorna Poshana Plus scheme. The schemes aim to provide nutritious food to lactating mothers and pregnant women. Highlights The scheme will bring down malnutrition in vulnerable section. Around 30.16 lakh children and mothers are to be Read More…

Global Hunger Index, 2019

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is jointly published by Concern worldwide and Welthungerhilfe. The score if the index is calculated by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). It measures and tracks hunger at regional, national and global levels. The 2019 Global Hunger Index measures hunger of 117 countries. India was ranked 102nd and was Read More…

Global Hunger Index 2018: Key Findings

The 2018 global hunger index is prepared by Welthungerhilfe together with Concern Worldwide. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has stepped aside from its involvement in the report. Calculation of the Index: The Index ranks countries on a 100-point scale, with 0 being the best score (no hunger) and 100 being the worst. Values from Read More…

Global Hunger Index 2017: India ranks 100th among 119 nations

India ranked 100th position among 119 countries on Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2017 report released by Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). This year slipped by three positions as compared to 97th rank in 2016 GHI. Global Hunger Index (GHI) GHI is multidimensional measure that describes state of hunger situation on regional, national and Read More…