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April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

Every year, the World Autism Awareness Day is observed on April 2 by the members of United Nations. The day is observed to take measures to increase awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Highlights In all there are 7 health specific UN days. World Autism Awareness Day is one among the seven. This is being observed ..

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Global Social Mobility Index launched at World Economic Forum: India ranks 76th

On January 20, 2020, the World Economic Forum released the Social Mobility Index. The index measures social mobility of the population world wide. What is Social Mobility? Social Mobility is the upward or downward movement of an individual in personal circumstances in relation to their parents. The countries’ social mobility was measured based on following ..

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Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot Visits Sashakt Divyang

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment visited “Sashakt Divyang-A Unique Mega Event with Exclusive Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs)” organised by Ladli foundation trust on 12 Nov. Many organisations and private institutions participated in job fair to provide suitable jobs to Divyangjans with an aim to provide equal opportunities and ..

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ICRIER to develop Broadband Readiness Index (BRI) for Indian States and Union Territories

The Department of Telecom (DoT) and the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) signed a MoU to develop a Broadband Readiness Index (BRI) for Indian States and Union Territories (UT). The first estimate will be made in 2019 and subsequently every year until 2022. This index will appraise the condition of the ..

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India ranked 95th in first-ever SDG Gender Index

India has been ranked 95th out of a total 129 countries in the first-ever SDG Gender Index, which measures strides made in achieving gender commitments against internationally set targets. The index has been developed by Equal Measures 2030, which is a partnership among global and regional organisations from the civil society and the development and ..

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