Hunger Index Is Limited, but There’s Enough Proof That India Has a Problem

Given the chronic neglect of hunger, nutrition and health in India, its low rank on the Global Hunger Index (GHI) is not a mystery.
The GHI score is the average of a country’s score on four indicators of equal weight: insufficient calorie intake, wasting, stunting and child mortality.
The government’s claims that the GHI report is “devoid of ground reality and facts” is shot through with inconsistencies.