Measuring poverty Current Affairs, GK & News
The Global Food Policy Report is published by the International Food Policy Research Institute. This year the institute has released the report based on the theme “Transforming Food Systems After COVID-19”. Key Findings of the report: India The lockdown imposed due to the COVID-19 crisis closed schools and day care centres. This affected the availability ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On June 29, 2020, former RBI Governor C Rangarajan was conferred with lifetime achievement award for his contributions. The award was presented on the side lines of celebration of Statistics Day. About C Rangarajan Rangarajan was born in 1932. He was the 19th governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). He served as Deputy Governor ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Below Poverty Line • C. Rangarajan • Economic Advisory Council • Finance Commission • Measuring poverty • National Statistics Day • NITI Aayog • Rangarajan • Rangarajan Commission • Reserve Bank of India
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 & recorded the fastest reductions in the MPI values during the period with strong improvements in ..
Topics: Development economics • Economics • Economy • Human Development Report • International development • Measuring poverty • MPI • Multidimensional Poverty Index • Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative • Poverty • Poverty in India • United Nations Development Programme