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Global Hunger Index: India at 101st rank

Global Hunger Index 2021, which is prepared jointly by Irish aid agency called ‘Concern Worldwide’ and German organisation called ‘Welt Hunger Hilfe’, was released on October 14, 2021. The Index termed the hunger level in India as alarming. Where India has been placed? In the index, India has been placed to 101st position out of ..

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Study: Social Discrimination key factor in Stunting

As per a study of July 2021 titled “The Missing Piece of the Puzzle: Caste Discrimination and Stunting”, children from Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Muslim families are more prone to stunting. Highlights Stunting is a condition where body height is less than the accepted range at a given age. Study highlights that, ..

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Jharkhand’s SAAMAR Campaign- Highlights

The Jharkhand government has launched the “SAAMAR Campaign” which stands for “Strategic Action for Alleviation of Malnutrition and Anaemia Reduction” campaign recently. The campaign was launched to tackle the malnutrition in Jharkhand. Highlights The SAAMAR campaign was started with the aim of identifying the anaemic women and malnourished children. The campaign converges several departments to ..

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Global Hunger Index, 2020

On October 16, 2020, the Global hunger index was launched. It is jointly prepared by Welhunger life and Concern Worldwide. According to the report, India ranked 94th among 107countries. The report put India under serious category with the score of 27.2. Key highlights of the report The report says that India has serious levels of ..

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