India betters its rank in Global Hunger Index4 min read 13 Oct 2014, 02:44 PM IST
Nutrition programmes scaled up after 2006 helped India improve its ranking but hidden hunger continues to remain a serious challenge
New Delhi: A sharp reduction in the percentage of underweight children has helped India improve its hunger record, shows the Global Hunger Index (GHI) released on Monday. India now ranks 55 among 76 emerging economies, but is still trailing behind countries like Thailand, China, Ghana, Iraq, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
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