sex ratio: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Vital Statistics of India based on Civil Registration System, 2018 released by Registrar General of India

Published: November 16, 2020

The Registrar General of India recently released the Vital Statistics of India based on Civil Registration System. The report mainly provides insights on Sex Ratios in various states of India. What is Sex Ratio? It is the number of females born per thousand males. Key Findings of the report Arunachal Pradesh was the state with ..

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Jaya Jaitly Task Force Constituted

Published: June 8, 2020

The Government of India has constituted Jaya Jaitly Task Force that will work on the issues of women and child development. About the task force The task force was constituted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The team will work on the following Lowering Maternal Mortality Rate. Improve Nutritional Levels. Examine issues that ..

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January 24: National Girl Child Day

Published: January 24, 2020

India celebrates National Girl Child Day on January 24 annually. It was initiated by Ministry of Women and Child Development in 2008. Highlights The aim of the day is to spread awareness about inequalities faced by girls in the country. It also promotes awareness about rights of girl child. Also, it increases importance of health, ..

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World Economic Forum Report: India slips to rank 112 in Gender Gap

Published: December 17, 2019

On December 17, the World Economic Forum released its report according to which India ranked 112th in terms of gender gap. The report said that the India was ranked in bottom-five in terms of survival and economic participation. Highlights: India India was in 108th position in 2018. Its performance weakened in the year 2019 according ..

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Healthy States Progressive India: NITI Aayog’s Health Index Report

Published: June 26, 2019

The Healthy States, Progressive India report of the Niti Aayog takes a comprehensive look at health in terms of health outcomes in several health indicators, governance and impact of policy decisions. The second edition of the report focuses on measuring the overall performance and incremental improvement over a two-year period — 2016-17 and 2017-18 — ..

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