India-UNDP Current Affairs, GK & News

MoU between Ministry of Agriculture and UNDP

The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoA&FW) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). As per the MoU, UNDP will provide technical support to two government programs: Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) & Kisan Credit Card-Modified Interest Subvention Scheme (KCC-MISS). How will UNDP support the government schemes? ..

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G20 People’s Climate Vote 2021 report

As per G20 People’s Climate Vote 2021 Report, around 67% of the youth in India consider climate crisis as a global emergency. They are also vocal regarding the pressing need for urgent policy change or creation. Key findings of the report Report notes that, youth are ‘walking the talk’ by going with climate conscious choices ..

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India’s first UNDP Youth Climate Champion

Content creator and actress Prajakta Koli become India’s first UN Development Programme (UNDP) Youth Climate Champion. Key Facts She won the title under her partnership with the UNDP. Title has been conferred to her because of her contribution towards mental health, girl child education and women’s rights through various global social campaigns. What does this ..

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UNDP report on Aspirational Districts Programme

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India has released an independent report and lauded Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP) as ‘a successful model of local area development’. Key findings of report As per the report, ADP should serve as a best practice for other countries where regional disparities are persisting with respect to development. Report highlights, ADP ..

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Planetary Pressures-adjusted HDI

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recently released the Human Development Report, 2020. India ranked 131 in the Human Development Index (HDI). Usually, the UNDP uses three major parameters to calculate the Human Development Index based on which the countries are ranked. They are Life Expectancy at birth, maternal mortality rate and political participation of ..

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