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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 its 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

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Economic Survey: Social schemes need better thinking

Jul 28, 2014

UN scores Australia high for quality of life but low on climate change progress

Human Development ranking suggests we lead the world in many criteria, but our emissions efforts are an embarrassment Australias position as one of the best places in the world to live was reaffirmed last week with the release of the 2014 United Nati... #United Nations #Australia #Norway
Economic Survey: Social schemes need better thinking

Jul 27, 2014

NZ ranks in top 10 of countries

New Zealand has retained its rank as one of the world's most developed countries.In the annual Human Development Index released by the Helen Clark-led United Nations Development Programme, New Zealand is ranked seventh, between..... #United Nations #Helen Clark
Economic Survey: Social schemes need better thinking

Jul 24, 2014

Bulgaria Ranks 58th by Human Development Index

Bulgaria ranks 58th in the list of countries in the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) released on 24 July in Tokyo. The HDR covers 187 countries across the world and is published annually by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Bulgaria... #United Nations #Tokyo #Australia #Democratic Republic of the Congo #Norway #Bulgaria #Sierra Leone #Niger #Central African Republic #Chad