What India needs at this moment is not an expensive adventure like UBI at the cost of all other government expenditure but a push towards universal access to basic services by all sections of the population provided by the government.
The report said those at risk of hunger over the summer include more than 1 million children who receive free school meals during term time, and 2 million more with working parents who are still in poverty.
People in more equal societies are more willing to help each other, trust each other, and to take part in community life.
One in four low-income households does not eat regularly or healthily because of a lack of money, Food Standards Agency says.
Access to basic services plays an important role in both individual well-being and a country’s economic development