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Gender Social Norms Index

The UNDP recently released the first edition of Gender Social Norms Index. It revealed that 90% of people are biased against women. The Index The Gender Social Norms Index was released by the United Nations Development Program. It measure the obstructive effects of social belief on gender parity in areas of politics, education and work. ..

UNDP in partnership with AIM launches Accelerator Lab in New Delhi

The United Nation’s network for global development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday, November 28, 2019, launched the Accelerator lab in New Delhi to scale and test new solutions to global challenge such as climate change, gender inequality etc. Government of India’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a partner of the UNDP Accelerator ..

Multidimensional Poverty Report 2019 and India

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index. The report states that of the 101 countries assessed across 31 low income, 68 middle income and 2 high income, about 1.3 billion people are “multi-dimensionally poor. Where does India Stand? With the incidence of multidimensional poverty at 27.5%, multidimensional poverty has almost ..

New index to Assess Quality of Central and State Budgets

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has come out with a Fiscal Performance Index to assess the quality of budgets presented by the Centre and state governments. Fiscal Performance Index Fiscal Performance Index (FPI) is an innovative tool which uses multiple indicators to examine the quality of Budgets at the Central and State levels. It ..

Equator Prize 2019

Six women from Deccan Development Society (DDS) of Telangana have been honoured with the Equator Prize 2019 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The award recognizes their work in the farming sector following age-old practices and for standing as an outstanding example of a local, nature-based solution to climate change and sustainable development. Equator ..