In The 'Hunger Year', Indian Foodgrain Exports Made A Killing

by GoNews Desk Oct 25, 2021 • 04:23 PM Views 677

India broke all records in agriculture production and agriculture produce exports during the year 2020-21 while on the World Hunger Index its performance was worst ever. The country’s export of cereals like Rice, Wheat and Maize jumped by a whopping 57.7% while it still slipped from number 94 to number 101 among 116 countries tracked by the Hunger Index, a global monitoring of people who do not get adequate food.

The government contested the Hunger Index findings on technical issues but it admitted during the year that 800million people – more than 60% of the population- had to be provided food rations after the crippling impact of the lockdown during 2020. 

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