Global Hunger Index denotes India Ranks 100 Among 119 Countries

Posted on:13 Oct 2017 15:34:48
Global Hunger Index denotes India Ranks 100 Among 119 Countries
13 October 2017 Current Affairs: India has more than a fifth (21 percent) of its children wasted (weigh too little for their height) slipped three places to 100th  in the 2017 Global Hunger Index  (GHI).

The ranking of India in the list was 97th in 2016.

The data from the report showed that India ranked lower than all its neighboring countries - Nepal (72), Myanmar (77), Bangladesh (88), Sri Lanka (84) and China (29) - except Pakistan, which has been placed at 106th in the global hunger list.
India has more than a fifth (21 percent) of its children wasted (weigh too little for their height) slipped three places to 100th  in the 2017 Global Hunger Index  (GHI).

The ranking of India in the list was 97th in 2016.

The data from the report showed that India ranked lower than all its neighboring countries - Nepal (72), Myanmar (77), Bangladesh (88), Sri Lanka (84) and China (29) - except Pakistan, which has been placed at 106th in the global hunger list.

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