Mumbai: 50 per cent children are malnourished in Govandi, reveals survey

#WorldFoodDay: India ranks 102 in Global Hunger Index, classified as country with ‘serious’ levels of hunger

The Global Hunger Index or GHI scores countries on a 100-point ‘severity scale,’ where zero is the best score (no hunger) and 100 is the worst. India scored 102 out of 117 countries. India was the lowest-ranked among South Asian countries and way behind the other BRICS nations. Even Pakistan, which used to be the […]

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Food donation: FSSAI frames law to ensure its promotion

These regulations aim to establish a uniform national regulation to protect organisations and individuals when they decide to donate food in good faith. This law has been framed by the food regulator to promote food donation by businesses and reduce wastage of good food. “Food Authority has come up with the Food Safety and Standards […]

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Global Hunger Index: One in five children in India are underweight

According to the Global Hunger Index report 2018, India ranks 103rd among the 119 countries. The current hunger situation in India is categorised as ‘Serious’. Compared to the last ranking India has dropped three positions In India, one in five children is underweight. But, the percentage of undernourished children has come down to 14.8 in […]

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