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Millions out of poverty but glaring inequalities in India, reveals Human Development Index report

The UNDP report stated that with an HDI value of 0.64 compared to last year’s 0.636, India is categorised as a medium human development and that its rank rose one spot compared to the 2017 HDI.

India ranks 130 in UNDP's human development index

Between 1990 to 2017, India's HDI value saw a 50 per cent increase from 0.427 to 0.640, an indicator of the country's remarkable achievement in lifting millions of people out of poverty, the report said.


India loses a quarter of its human development value due to inequality, says UNDP

India climbed one spot to 130 out of 189 countries in the latest human development rankings released Friday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Pune: Special cell to improve HDI in 21 districts

The ‘Action Room on Poverty’ will work mainly for the human resource development in areas such as education, sanitation, quality of life, health, among others, in 125 talukas.

At 130, India fares badly on HDI scale too

India’s HDI value of 0.609, when discounted for inequality in human development across the population, falls to 0.435.

Left behind at 135

India needs a national effort to speed up human development.


Number 135

India’s ranking on human development is a reminder that the state is shrinking where it must not.

On social progress, India worst in BRICS, US among developed peers

India at 102 position trails Brazil which scores best among the group with a rank of 46 reflecting the most “balanced” social progress

Modi hiring PR firms to boost his image: Digvijay

Digvijay Singh today accused Narendra Modi of hiring public relations companies to boost his image.

Old is gold in Elder Pradesh

A third of India’s centenarian population in UP; 0.05% of India’s population aged above 100