As per 2021 Global Hunger Index, India ranks 101st out of the 116 countries.
If this was not enough, The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) of 2019-2020 reported that 35.2% children under the age of 5 years were stunted and 68.9% Children aged 6-59 months were anaemic.
Mumbai, being the financial capital of the country, still struggles with hunger, starvation and malnourishment.
Of the total 22 million, more than 9 million people live in the slums
59.7% households are ‘severely food-insecure’
16.6% households are ‘mild to moderately food-insecure’
40,000 - 55,000 children are severely malnourished and every 2nd child is wasted or stunted