The Right to Food in India. The Food Security Scenario in South Asia. Some Indicators for Child Wellbeing and malnutrition in South Asia. India’s Annual Growth Rate. Year GDP Per capita income 1951-79 3.6 1.3 1980-91 5.6 3.5 1992-06 6.5 4.7. Worrying issues.
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India’s Annual Growth Rate South Asia
Year GDP Per capita income
1951-79 3.6 1.3
1980-91 5.6 3.5
1992-06 6.5 4.7
Indexannual rate of growth
% of South AsiaWork Force dependent on
Percentage below poverty line
Both GDP and foodgrain production have risen faster than the growth in population over the last 50 years
And yet chronic hunger and starvation persist in large sections of the population. There has been a declining calorie consumption especially in the bottom 30% of the population.
Source: Various issues of Monthly food grain bulletin, Department of food and public distribution, GoI