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Water, Sanitation, Hygiene Key For Persons With Disabilities: Experts

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Three special elements for disability inclusion are safe water and sanitation, disaster preparedness and accessible sanitary toilets, according to Purna Chandra Mohanty, programme coordinator of Water Aid – an international NGO focused on Wash.

NITI Aayog's Report Declares Bihar, Jharkhand and UP As The Poorest States Of India

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

India's national MPI measure uses the globally accepted and robust methodology developed by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).


Stop Climate Change: It’s Now Or Never, Says Frankie The Dinosaur In UNDP Campaign Video

As the 26th UN climate change conference (COP26) begins in Glasgow, UNDP’s #DontChooseExtinction campaign has a dinosaur driving home the urgency of fighting climate change to save humanity

Karnataka: This Woman Entrepreneur Started From Nothing But Now Owns Farms Her Parents Worked In

May 03, 2021 Midhat Fatimah

Yallavva did not only take charge of her life but has also become a source of inspiration for many women in her village.


UNDP And Partners Launch Framework Document On Transgender Welfare In India

The document is expected to provide a roadmap for the welfare of the transgender community at the grassroot level.

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17 December, 2020

Indian Entrepreneur Wins UN Young Champion Environment Prize

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Vidyut Mohan named among 'Young Champions Of The Earth’ winners by UN Environment Programme


17 December, 2020

India Slips But Neighbours Fare Better In Human Development Index: UNDP Report

PTI

Human Development Index is the measure of a nation's health, education, and standards of living.


13 December, 2020

India Pledges USD 2 Billion To Strengthen Care For Women, Children, Adolescents

PTI

India's commitment will be used to strengthen all levels of care in response to the pandemic and to ensure essential public health functions during the year 20-21.



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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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