Sustainable Development Goals: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
SDG Investor Map for India launched by UNDP and Invest India
Published: November 25, 2020
The Invest India and the United Nations Development Programme has launched the sustainable development goal investor map for India. It has laid out 18 Investment Opportunity Areas. This investment opportunity areas are in six critical sustainable development goals that were launched by the United Nations. The map will enable the factors that will help India ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
November 12: World Pneumonia Day
Published: November 11, 2020
Every year, World Pneumonia Day is celebrated on November 12 by World Health Organization, UNICEF and several other international organizations. Key Highlights The first World Pneumonia Day was marked in 2019 by Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia. GAPP The Global Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Pneumonia called GAPP was released by WHO and ..
November 10: World Science Day for Peace and Development
Published: November 9, 2020
Every year, the World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated to ensure that citizens are kept well informed about the developments of science. This year the day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Science for and with Society Key Highlights The day was proclaimed in 2001 and Is being celebrated by the ..
October 31: World Cities Day
Published: October 31, 2020
Every year, October 31 is celebrated as the World Cities Day by the United Nations. The day promotes global urbanization, addresses challenges of urbanization, pushes for cooperation among countries for sustainable urban development. This year, the World Cities Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Valuing Our Communities and Cities Highlights The COVID-19 has ..
Lancet: Life Expectancy in India increases to 70.8 years
Published: October 17, 2020
The recently published Lancet medical report says that the life expectancy of India has increased since 1990. Key findings of the report The life expectancy of India has increased from 59.6 years in 1992 to 70.8 years in 2019. Kerala has the highest life expectancy. In Kerala life expectancy has increased to 77.3 years. The ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: Cardiovascular disease • Life expectancy • malnutrition • Maternal Mortality Ratio • Non-Communicable Diseases • Sustainable Development Goals • The Lancet • United Nations • World Health Organization