Environmental social science: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

TECH 2019 held by UNESCO and MGIEP

The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation collaborated with the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable development to conduct the TECH 2019 in December. The TECH is a 3 day conference that brings together government nominated experts, policymakers, stakeholders, government officials, etc. to discuss the use of digital technology for learning ..

India improves in HDI ranking

The rank of India among 189 countries in the Human Development Index has improved for the year 2019. Last year, India ranked at number 130th. About 30 years of rapid development was the reason behind the improvement. According to experts: About 27.1 crore people had been relieved from poverty in a decade (from 2005-06 to ..

2019 edition of World Cities Day (WCD)

The World Cities Day (WCD) is observed every year on 31 October to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world. The 2019 theme “Changing the world: innovations and a better life for ..

India leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019

A dataset titled ‘International Migrant Stock 2019’ has recently released by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The data provides the latest estimates of the number of international migrants by age, sex and origin for all countries and areas of the world.  As per UN report, India is the ..

World Day for Safety and Health at Work day observed on 28th April

World Day for Safety and Health at Work is a United Nations international day that is celebrated every April 28. It promotes safe, healthy and decent work. It has been observed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) since 2003. This day tends to improve occupational safety and health and looks to the future for continuing ..