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India ranked 6th on Inclusive Wealth Index (IWI) per capita that listed top 20 selected countries on the basis economic performance assessed between 1990 and 2008. The focus on this new measure gained attention in Rio+20 as it emphasized on the “Green Economy”. As per the IWI report:- 4.3 % per year GDP per capita ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
What is “Roshni”? A green innovative concept with a vision to turn all urban habitats eco-friendly and sustainable. Concept evolved at the behest of the President of India, which encompasses environment management and empowerment of local communities to create eco-friendly sustainable urban habitats via participation of stakeholders and union of partnership programmes. Started on July ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
A study by Yale and Columbia Universities, announced that India holds the last rank amongst 132 nations in terms of air quality with regard to its effect on human health. India scored only 3.73 points on a scale of 100 in the analysis, falling far behind the next worst performer, Bangladesh (13.66). Whole South Asian ..