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Audio: Despite Having One of the World’s Largest Food Security Programmes, Why Are Indians Going Hungry? | Research Radio - Feb 8, 2021

9 February

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Jean Dreze, Reetika Khera, Isabel Pimenta, and Prankur Gupta about food security in India.

Despite having one of the largest food security programmes in the world, why are Indians overwhelmingly going hungry? Last October, India slipped to the 94th position among 107 countries in the Global Hunger Index, behind several neighbours including Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.