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Checking unregulated deposit schemes can help the poor

India has always been a fertile ground for swindles that have bilked mostly low-income households of millions of rupees.

18 Feb 2019 7:03 AM

A new paradigm for eliminating poverty

Rural policies following this approach should be designed and implemented in the way best adapted to the needs of the communities they serve.

28 Sep 2018 6:13 AM

India up 1 spot in human development index

India secured 130th spot out of 189 countries in UNDP’s index; Norway bags top position.

15 Sep 2018 12:11 AM

As India climbs in HDI, UN says inequality, climate change 'big threats' for nation

India loses quarter of human development value due to inequality, UNDP country head Francine Pickup said over India's ranking of 130 in HDI.

14 Sep 2018 9:12 PM

Govt engages UNDP to fast-track crop insurance scheme

The unit will have 15 professionals whom the UNDP is in the process of hiring on its payroll.

10 Jul 2018 4:46 PM


Latin America most violent region for women: UN report

The rate of sexual violence against women outside of relationships is the highest in the world in the region.

23 Nov 2017 12:09 PM

Delhi: Norms not followed in rape victims’ medical test

The study was conducted by NGO “Partners For Law in Development” with support from the department of justice, ministry of law and justice and UNDP.

03 Sep 2017 4:22 AM