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2021 Global food policy report

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 ..

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Lifetime Achievement Award to Ex-RBI Governor Rangarajan

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 ..

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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 & recorded the fastest reductions in the MPI values during the period with strong improvements in ..

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