Human Development Index

  • Between the 'Illfare' State and the Deep Sea 27-08-2013 02:35 PM

    Bibek Debroy Profile: Bibek Debroy is Professor at the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi. He is an economist and has worked in universities, institutes, industry bodies and for the government. He has authored several books and articles, with an interest in trade, education, health, law and governance. Welfare state is...
  • Human development: India falls 15 places to 134 02-11-2011 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: India ranks a low 134 among 187 countries in terms of the human development index (HDI), which assesses long-term progress in health, education and income indicators. According to a UN report released on Wednesday, although placed in the "medium" category, India's standing is way behind scores of economically...
  • Indian income grows, not development: UNDP 04-11-2010 10:11 PM

    New Delhi: India ranks 119 among 169 countries on the human development index (HDI) but is among the top 10 nations in the world in terms of growth of income, the 2010 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released on Thursday shows. HDI is a measure of development based on...
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  • Panchayats get a power meter 02-09-2006 03:23 PM

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