Guwahati, June 15 (NKTV): The World Giving Index 2021 report has listed India as the 14th most charitable country in the world. Released by the Charities Aid Foundation’s (CAF), this year’s survey highlights the impact of lockdowns on charitable giving.
The report has stated that the scores for India rapidly improved between 2017 and 2019, and this improvement was maintained during 2020. The improvement in India is seen across all the age groups. 61 per cent of Indians helped strangers; 34 per cent volunteered and 36 per cent donated money, the report said.
Meenakshi Batra, Chief Executive of CAF India, said “It is commendable to see India perform well on the Index”.