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Number of Undernourished people in India declines 224.3 Million

Published on July 08, 2022
Current Context: The number of undernourished people in India has declined in the last 15 years to 224.3 million in 2019-2021.
Number of Undernourished people in India declines 224.3 Million
  • It’s a combined report of UN agencies Food and Agriculture Organisation, the International Fund for Agricultural Development UNICEF, the World Food Programme,  and the World Health Organisation.
  • Globally hunger rose to as many as 828 million in 2021, an increase of about 46 million since 2020.
  • The number of obese adults in India grew to 34.3 million in 2016 from 25.2 million in 2012.
  • The report also noted that in India, people who were unable to afford a healthy diet touched 973.3 million in 2020.
  • It has highlighted many issues like food insecurity and malnutrition conflict, climate extremes, and economic shocks, combined with growing inequalities.

Question:

Q.1 As per The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022 the number of Undernourished people in India declined to __________ million?
a. 235 Million
b. 551 Million
c. 224 Million
d. 372 Million
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