Gender Social Norms Index(GSNI)

News:The United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) has released the Gender Social Norms Index(GSNI). Facts: About the index: The index measures how social beliefs obstruct gender equality in areas like politics, work and education. It contains data from 75 countries covering over 80 percent of the world’s population. Key takeaways from the index: Only 24% of parliamentary… Continue reading Gender Social Norms Index(GSNI)

Atal Innovation Mission & UNDP hosts 3 day Youth Co:Lab National Innovation Challenge

News:Atal Innovation Mission(AIM),NITI Aayog and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted a three day long Youth Co:Lab -national innovation challenge in New Delhi. Facts: About Youth Co:Lab: Youth Co:Lab was co-created in 2017 by UNDP and the Citi Foundation and is operational in 25 countries across the Asia Pacific region. The initiative aims to create… Continue reading Atal Innovation Mission & UNDP hosts 3 day Youth Co:Lab National Innovation Challenge

UNDP launches Accelerator Lab in India to work on tackling pollution

News:The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched its Accelerator Lab in India. Facts: About UNDP’s Accelerator lab: The Accelerator Lab is an innovative initiative by the UNDP, Qatar Government and the Federal Republic of Germany to find 21st century solutions to today’s complex new challenges. These labs seeks to identify grassroots solutions together with… Continue reading UNDP launches Accelerator Lab in India to work on tackling pollution

Youth Co:Lab

News:Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India has launched an initiative called Youth Co:Lab. Facts: About Youth Co:Lab- Youth Co:Lab was co-created in 2017 by UNDP and the Citi Foundation.  It is operational in 25 countries across the Asia Pacific region. The initiative aims to create an enabling ecosystem… Continue reading Youth Co:Lab

Poverty down from 55% to 28% in a decade till 2015-16, study shows

According to the Global multidimensional poverty index(MPI) 2018 Report,India has reduced its poverty rate drastically from 55% to 28% in 10 years.India has taken 271 million people out of poverty between 2005-06 and 2015-16.However,India still has 364 million poor in 2015-16,the largest for any country. The Global MPI 2018 Report is prepared by the United… Continue reading Poverty down from 55% to 28% in a decade till 2015-16, study shows