India-UNDP: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

UN Development Programme: Telangana tops sustainable growth goals performer list

Published: January 30, 2020

According to the United National Development Programme (UNDP), Telangana has emerged the best performing states in terms of achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). It is to be noted that in December 2019, India released SDG India Index. India was the first country to release SDG index. The index was launched by NITI Aayog. Highlights Telangana ..

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UNDP launches Accelerator Lab in New Delhi

Published: November 30, 2019

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched the India chapter of its new initiative, Accelerator Lab in New Delhi. The objective behind launching lab is to address some of the most pressing issues facing India, including air pollution, through innovation. To achieve its objectives, the UNDP has also partnered with NITI Aayog ‘s Atal ..

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UNDP Green Climate Fund: India gets 43 million USD to boost climate in 3 coastal states

Published: November 14, 2019

With the help pf 43 million USD from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), India has begun the project that will positively impact over 10 million people living on the coastline. The funds are to be obtained from the Green Climate Fund that was established under United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The objective ..

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Bamboo Tech Parks in J&K and Ladakh

Published: November 1, 2019

The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Council (NEC) will set up new Bamboo Technology parks in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories. The nodal agency CBTC (Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre) under the Ministry of NEC will implement the project. Highlights The model of bamboo cultivation, harvesting and utilization that is existing in ..

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UNDP to set up skill development centre in Hyderabad

Published: May 14, 2018

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is going to set up skill development centre for clients of Bharosa, an integrated support centre for distressed women and children in Hyderabad, Telangana. This initiative is aimed at empowering vulnerable and marginalised women by imparting skills training. Key Facts This centre will be set up in line with agreement ..

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