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Survey shows 66% of respondents feel income levels down from pre-pandemic

Only 34% of the overall sample reported that their household cereal consumption in the month preceding the survey was sufficient

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Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
Two years into the pandemic, the condition of a significant section of the population has yet not improved and as many as 66 per cent of the respondents of a survey said that incomes decreased as compared to pre-pandemic period.

The survey was conducted by Right to Food Campaign in association with the Centre for Equity Studies and a number of other networks and organisations, as a follow-up to a previous survey done immediately after the first lockdown. It found that over 90 per cent of those who had any ration cards received some food grains during this period.

But, only 34

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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 8:36 PM IST

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