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Launch: Human Development Report 2016

A stronger focus on those excluded groups, and on actions to dismantle these barriers is urgently needed to ensure sustainable human development for all. These are among the key findings of the Human Development Report 2016 entitled ‘Human Development for Everyone’, released on 21 March by UNDP. Find out more at hdr.undp.org

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NITI Aayog presents the 2nd edition of Women Transforming India – celebrating women who are breaking the glass ceiling

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017, NITI Aayog, in partnership with the UN in India and MyGov, presents the second edition of Women Transforming India, an online contest to celebrate women achievers, leaders and change makers from across the country. Read more to find out how to participate.

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Disha Call to Action: Sign Up Now

Women are critical to India’s development story. Over the last decade, women’s participation in India’s workforce has declined. But India’s GDP could leapfrog 27% if as many women as men participated. Now more than ever, women need your support. Find out how each of you can become agents of change and support women to become the protagonists of India’s development story.

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Women's Day: Skilling Women Vaccine Managers for Digital Health Care

Women health workers in India are adopting and using technology at last mile health centres to perform their daily tasks of vaccine management in a smarter way. Find out how

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Women's Day: Ten Women Working Around the World

Whether it’s on farms, in businesses or in the home, women make remarkable contributions to their community. From South Sudan to Syria, Ecuador to India— see what "work" looks like for women around the world.

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Women's Day: Towards a Healthier Future

Read about how the Ganga Rejuvenation partnership is helping change women's lives -- by building new toilets.

Opinion piece by Jaco Cilliers, UNDP India Country Director
Jaco Cilliers in the Indian Express: Lending a Hand; Filling a Gap

Governments, philanthropists and business can forge partnerships and blend financial models to achieve the sustainable development goals.

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Event: Mainstreaming Grassroots Innovations

As UNDP-GEF's Small Grants Programme (SGP) completes 25 years in India, A three-day SGP India Meet beginning 15 March 2017 aims to discuss and define strategies for mainstreaming, replicating and scaling-up innovations piloted and supported under the programme.

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UNRC Yuri Afanasiev: 'India is internationalizing its SDGs agenda by prioritizing its needs and policies.'

Read about the plenary session of the South Asian Speakers' Summit in Indore, where UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Yuri Afanasiev spoke alongside the Vice Chairperson of NITI Aayog, Prof. Arvind Panagariya, on how the SDGs could be achieved, and India's leadership role.

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In the News: UNDP to help government sensitize stakeholders on reform initiatives

Read a report on UNDP's efforts to support the government in improving its Ease of Doing Business rank in The Financial Express.

UNDP in India on Twitter

UNDP_India RT @UNDP: Why are #ruralkids less likely to learn critical skills like reading & math? Answer in new #HumanDev report https://t.co/aruWAkci…

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UNRC Yuri Afanasiev on Imagining India in 2030 | Business Worl
UNRC Yuri Afanasiev on Imagining India in 2030 | Business World

India will have six megacities with over 10 million residents each, and will witness an urban explosion never seen before