International development

World Bank’s loan for Himanchal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Projects

World Bank and the government of Himachal Pradesh signed $82 million loan for the implementation of Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Project. Key facts The project will strengthen the transport and road safety institutions of Himachal Pradesh. It aims at ..


2019 edition of World Development Information Day (WDID)

The World Development Information Day (WDID) is observed every year on 24th of October to draw the attention of the world public-opinion  to development problems and the necessity of strengthening international cooperation to solve them. It aims to disseminate information ..

2019 edition of International Girl Child Day

The International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated on every year on 11th of  October to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls’ face. It aims to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. The ..

UNDP releases 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

The 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) has recently released by UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). As per the report, India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016 & ..

Nepal hosted ABU Media Summit On Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness

5th edition of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness held in Kathmandu, Nepal. The theme of the summit was ‘Media Solutions for Sustainable Future: Saving Lives, Building Resilient Communities’. The main motive behind ..

UNDP releases 2018 global Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

According to the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), India has reduced its poverty rate drastically from 55% to 28% in 10 years between 2005-06 and 2015-16. The report, covering 105 countries, dedicates a chapter to India because of this ..