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NITI Aayog report on India’s MPI

NITI Aayog published its report on India’s “Multidimensional Poverty Index” (MPI) recently. Key Points Report was prepared on the basis of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) for 2015-16. As per NITI Aayog’s report, in year 2015-16, one in every four people in India was multidimensionally poor. It accounts that, 25.01 per cent of the population ..

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Two Indian Organization wins UNDP Equator Prize 2021

Two Indian communities have bagged this year’s UNDP Equator Prize. They have won this prestigious prize for their exceptional achievement in exhibiting innovative, local and various nature-based solutions for tackling climate change and biodiversity loss and also achieving their local development goals. Winners from India Out of the ten winners globally, the two Indian winning ..

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Rebecca Grynspan: 1st woman to head UNCTAD

UN General Assembly (UNGA) has approved nomination of Rebecca Grynspan to head United Nations Conference on Trade and development (UNCTAD). She is an economist from Costa Rica. Key Points She will be the first woman and Central American to lead Geneva-based organisation, UNCTAD. She was nominated as secretary-general of UNCTAD by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Background ..

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