London: India ranks 111, Pakistan 102, Bangladesh 81 among countries suffering from poverty and food shortage.
Mozambique, Afghanistan, Haiti, Guinea-Bissau are also victims of food shortages, the rate of poverty has increased in India, which spends billions of dollars on acquiring modern war weapons.
According to a report on global hunger and malnutrition by Concern Worldwide, a non-governmental organization of Ireland and Germany, the level of hungry people in India is alarming.
Citizens in India are worried about food shortages. In the Global Hunger Index (GHI) of 2023, India is at the 111th position out of 125 countries. Compared to 2022, India’s Global Hunger Index has gone down by four points in 2023. India has now reached the level of Mozambique, Afghanistan, Haiti, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Chad, Niger, Lesotho, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Madagascar, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Burundi in the Global Hunger Index.
The World Report on Malnutrition states that India has an alarming level of hunger with a score of 28.7 in the 2023 Global Hunger Index. It should be noted that in 2022, India was ranked 107th among 125 countries. In the EHI report, Pakistan is ranked 102nd, Bangladesh 81st, Nepal 69th and Sri Lanka 60th. South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa are the regions with the highest levels of hunger. According to the report, malnutrition rate in India is 16.6% and under-five mortality rate is 3.1%. The report also states that the rate of anemia among women aged 15 to 24 years is 58.1 percent. Is.