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UNDP Human Development Index

India has been ranked 132 out of 191 countries in the recently released Human Development Report 2021-22 by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Last year the country was ranked 131st Highlights This year’s report is titled “Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping Our Future in a Transforming World”. India’s HDI value during 2021 was 0.633, ..

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Study: Life expectancy in India drops by 2 years due to Covid

According to the scientists from a city-based International Institute for Population Studies (IIPS), Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of people across the world. Key Points As per scientists, in India, covid-19 pandemic has resulted a drop in life expectancy by almost two years. Report points out a drop in life expectancy at birth in ..

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Lancet: Life Expectancy in India increases to 70.8 years

The recently published Lancet medical report says that the life expectancy of India has increased since 1990. Key findings of the report The life expectancy of India has increased from 59.6 years in 1992 to 70.8 years in 2019. Kerala has the highest life expectancy. In Kerala life expectancy has increased to 77.3 years. The ..

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October 1: International Day of Older Persons

Every year, October 1 is celebrated as the International Day of Older Persons. The day is celebrated by the United Nations and several other organizations all over the world. This year, 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons. Also, the 2020 observance is to promote “Decade of Healthy Ageing” (2020-2030). Highlights ..

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UNDP Report: India ranks 129 in Human Development Index

The United Nations Development Programme released the Human Development Index for 189 countries on December 9, 2019. The rankings were listed by the report titled “Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today: Inequalities in Human Development in 21st century”. India ranked 129 among them, which is one rank ahead of its previous positions. In 2018, India ..

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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 ..

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