India’s Food Insecurity During Corona

| August 20, 2020

 

India’s hunger problem is truly a conundrum. After all India has the largest area of land under cultivation, more than the United States and China. Yet millions of Indians are hungry, suffer from mal-nutrition and other ailments. Instead of resolving this problem resolutely the NDA Government chose to prioritise other things such as its publicity. In 2019 India dropped to a 102 rank out of 117 countries in the Global Hunger Report. This conundrum of hunger amidst abundance is critical for India.