Business Closures And Unemployment Caused By The Corona Virus Pushed 23 Million Indians Into Poverty Last Year.
According to the Central Bank of India, in the first eight months of 2021, banks have lent Rs 4,710 billion in exchange for gold jewelery, an increase of 74 per cent over previous years.
Many lenders are also unable to pay the installments due to which their gold is being auctioned off.
On the other hand, according to the report of the World Hunger Index, about one billion people around the world are currently facing the problem of hunger.
The global hunger problem has eased somewhat in recent years, but is now intensifying.
According to the report, in 2020, there were 811 million people on earth who were suffering from hunger and malnutrition on a regular basis.
He called on the international community, especially the politicians of rich and developed countries, to take effective measures to overcome food shortages caused by various crises.
Today, as in the past, hunger is most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asian states.