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Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index

The Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index uses a new database of indicators covering 152 countries, which measures government action on social spending, tax and labor rights – three areas found to be critical to reducing inequality. It has been prepared by Development Finance International, Inc. and international NGO Oxfam. India has been ranked 132nd among 152 nations in a ..

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Minority Institutions

A minority institute may be an institute that has been set up by either a religious or linguistic minority to foster its unique and special features. As per Article 30(1) of Constitution “All minorities, whether based on religion or language, shall have the right to establish and administer educational institutions of their choice”. As per ..

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India Youth Development Index and Report 2017

It is constructed by The Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) to track the trends in Youth Development across the States. Dimensions on which the YDI 2017 has been formed are: Education, Health, Political Participants Civic Participation, Work and Social Inclusion. In the India Youth Development Index 2017, the first five dimensions are ..

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93% rural households with access to toilets using them: NARSS 2017-18

According to National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS) 2017-18, over 93% households in villages who have access to toilets are using them and about 77% homes in rural areas have got toilets. The survey was conducted by Independent Verification Agency (IVA) under World Bank support project to Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G). Background The survey ..

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World Happiness Index 2018: India ranks 133

India was ranked 133rd among 156 countries inWorld Happiness Index 2018, recently released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. The index ranked 156 countries based on factors (parmaters) such as inequality, life expectancy, GDP per capita, social freedom, generosity, public trust (i.e. a lack of corruption in government and business) and social support. Together these ..

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