State Of Environment Report 2021 by CSE : Findings

State Of Environment Report, 2021: The State of Environment Report, 2021 was released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). CSE is a public interest research and advocacy organization based in New Delhi. It researches into, lobbies for, and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable. Findings: Pandemic Generation: India […]

Centre For Science And Environment (CSE) Report On Pollution : Findings

Centre For Science And Environment (CSE) Report On Pollution: The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) reported that the levels of PM 2.5, worsened in 43 out of 99 cities whose winter air was compared for two years, 2020 and 2019. PM 2.5 refers to fine particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter. It […]

State Of School Feeding Worldwide Report 2020 : Highlights

State Of School Feeding Worldwide Report: This publication by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) provides an analysis of the State of School Feeding Worldwide in 2020. A report on the State of School Feeding Worldwide was first published by WFP in 2013. According to WFP’s report, State of School Feeding Worldwide, 370 million […]

Draft National Migrant Labour Policy: NITI Aayog

Draft National Migrant Labour Policy: NITI Aayog, along with a working subgroup of officials and members of civil society, has prepared a draft National Migrant Labour policy. Earlier in December 2020, the Indian government decided to create a database of migrant workers, including workers in the informal economy. Migration is the movement of people away […]

Making Peace with Nature Report 2021 UNEP : Findings

Making Peace with Nature Report: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released the ‘Making Peace with Nature’ report, ahead of the fifth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5). The Report explains how climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution add up to three self-inflicted planetary emergencies that are closely interconnected and put the well-being […]

World’s Debt To Increase In 2021 IIF Report : Findings

World’s Debt To Increase In 2021: The Institute of International Finance (IIF) has reported that the world has never been more indebted before and the debt will further rise in the year 2021 with more borrowing ahead amid the covid-19 led economic crisis. Key Findings of IIF: As per the IIF, governments, companies, and households […]

Corruption Perception Index 2020 Report : Findings

Corruption Perception Index 2020: India’s rank has slipped six places to 86th among 180 countries in Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released by Transparency International. India was ranked 80th out of 180 countries in 2019. The top countries on the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) are Denmark and New Zealand, with scores of 88, followed by Finland, […]

Longitudinal Ageing Study In India (LASI) 2021 Report : Key Points

Longitudinal Ageing Study In India : Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI) is a national survey of scientific investigation of the health, economic, and social determinants and consequences of population aging in India. The report was recently released. Key findings: At least five percent of India’s elderly population (aged 60 years and above) stated they […]

Report on Falling Numbers Of SC & ST Students In IITs

Falling Numbers Of SC & ST Students In IITs:   Data collected from a series of Right to Information (RTI) applications pertaining to five older Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), has indicated that the acceptance rate is skewed against students from the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Other Backward Classes (OBC) communities. SC […]

Status of Skilled Youths in India Report : Highlights

Status of Skilled Youths in India: The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) informed Rajya Sabha about the Status of Skilled Youths in India. MSDE is implementing its flagship demand-driven Centrally Sponsored Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), for imparting short duration skill development training through Short-Term Training (STT) and Recognition of Prior […]