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India State Hunger Index: Comparisons of Hunger Across States

Publisher: IFPRI

The results of the India State Hunger Index 2008 highlight the continued overall severity of the hunger situation in India, while revealing the variation in hunger across states within India. It is indeed alarming that not a single state in India is either low or moderate in terms of its index score; most states have a "serious" hunger problem, and one state, Madhya Pradesh, has an "extremely alarming" hunger problem

Author(s): Anjor Bhaskar, Anil B. Deolalikar, Purnima Menon | Views(451) | Download (290)

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