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India ranks 130 among 188 countries in Human Development Index in latest UNDP report

Dec 14, 2015

India ranks 130 among 188 countries in Human Development Index in latest UNDP report

India continued to rank low in the Human Development Index (HDI), climbing just one notch to the 130th rank in the latest UNDP report. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #BRICs #Education #Human Development Index #life expectancy #per capita income #UNDP #HDI
Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability: UN Report

Jul 25, 2014

Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability: UN Report

India seriously needs to pay attention. Universal access is not populism as some hawks say, but is a holistic approach that is unavoidable if it’s serious of the welfare of its people. #India #Development #InMyOpinion #Human Development Index #Populism #Universal healthcare #welfare state #Universal Access #UN development report
No improvement: India still at number 135 on Human Development Index

Jul 24, 2014

No improvement: India still at number 135 on Human Development Index

India ranking in the Human Development Index (HDI) remained unchanged at 135 in 2013, reflecting little improvement in the living standard of its people. #Numbers #India #United Nations #Human development #Human Development Index #India ranking #India's ranking #HDI indicators
India, other developing nations drive global economic growth: UN

Mar 14, 2013

India, other developing nations drive global economic growth: UN

While the average Human Development Index (HDI) for the region is 0.558, below the world average of 0.693, South Asia saw the highest growth in the index between 2000 and 2012, according to the United Nations Human Development Report 2013. #WhyNow #Human Development Index #United Nations Human Development Report 2013
No, Mr Modi. 'Beautiful People' are not malnourished

Aug 30, 2012

No, Mr Modi. 'Beautiful People' are not malnourished

Modi suggests that Gujarat's sub-par performance on the health and nutrition front is accounted for by anorexic girls who are beauty-conscious in the extreme. He is trivialising a life-and-death issue for many Gujarati children. #ThatsJustWrong #Gujarat #Narendra Modi #Malnutrition #Human Development Index
Economic Survey: Social schemes need better thinking

Mar 15, 2012

Economic Survey: Social schemes need better thinking

The 'demographic dividend' that many experts keep talking about can only be reaped if the population is healthy and educated. #Business/Finance #National Rural Employment Guarantee Act #Human Development Index #Economic Survey 2011-12
India ranked 134 in terms of human development index

Nov 02, 2011

India ranked 134 in terms of human development index

UN study has ranked India at 134 out of 187 countries in terms of Human Development Index even as it has observed that life expectancy at birth in the country has increased by 10.1 percent a year over the last two decades. #India #United Nations #NewTracker #Human Development Index
HDI in India rises by 21%: Kerala leads, Gujarat far behind

Oct 21, 2011

HDI in India rises by 21%: Kerala leads, Gujarat far behind

On the issue of right to food and nutrition, the Human Index Report revealed that calorie consumption has been declining and the intake of calories by poor are way below the recommended norm. #Gujarat #Jairam Ramesh #Kerala #NewsTracker #Montek Singh Ahluwalia #Malnutrition #Human Development Index