Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021: Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021 was released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI). The Index considers data from 109 countries and 5.9 billion people. Global Data: 1.3 billion people are multidimensionally poor. About half (644 million) are children under age […]

Rail Link Between Nepal And India

Rail Link Between Nepal And India: The first stretch of rail link between Nepal and India is ready to resume on the neighbouring country’s first-ever broad gauge passenger service (Jainagar-Bijalpura-Bardibas railway project). The rail link between Nepal and India has been popular since the early 20th century. In 1937, the British had built a narrow […]

Quarterly Employment Survey (QES)

Quarterly Employment Survey (QES): The Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour and Employment released the results of the Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) for the First Quarter (FQ) of 2021 (April to June). QES Survey: The Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) is part of the All-India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey (AQEES). It covers establishments employing 10 or more […]

River Ranching Programme

River Ranching Programme: Nationwide River Ranching Programme was recently launched in Uttar Pradesh. Along with Uttar Pradesh, other 4 states namely, Orissa, Uttarakhand, Tripura and Chhattisgarh also participated in the launch of ‘nationwide River Ranching program’. 3 lakhs fingerlings were ranched at 3 sites in UP, namely, Brijghat, Tigri, Meerut, Garhmukteshwar and Bijnor. River Ranching […]