The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (or eVIN) rolled out by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in October 2015 across all districts of Rajasthan, is helping the state health officials in maintaining the temperature of vaccine stores and keeping a tab on their availability.
Globally acclaimed Danish actor and star of HBO’s Game of Thrones Nikolaj Coster-Waldau kicked off his role as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme by refereeing the world’s first amateur women’s World Cup soccer tournament in New York.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be working together with Global Initiatives, as co-organisers for the 5th annual Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development, held once again at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, 22 - 24 November 2016.
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Jaco Cilliers, Country Director, UNDP India talks about cleaning up the Ganga, improving rural sanitation and scale up livelihood.
Women Transforming India Awards 2016 recognizes achievements of 12 women from across India for their phenomenal work in transforming societies.
Watch how a UNDP partnership with the Government of Madhya Pradesh is restoring 14,000 hectares of land, reducing deforestation and soil erosion, and raising family incomes of over 700 households by nearly 40 percent
A group of young women in Haryana has quietly shattered stereotypes and blazed a trail for many others to follow. These young women have successfully completed a short vocational training course in plastic engineering and are now working in industrial hubs, in and around the state.
The women learned about and availed of this skill-building opportunity through Disha project, a three-year partnership between United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Xyntéo and India Development Foundation (IDF), supported by IKEA Foundation.
So far 1.04 million benefits have been availed from the government’s social protection schemes including pensions, scholarships, subsidized travel allowances to treatment centres and food subsidies
The publication, produced by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and UNDP, is a compilation of various court rulings, including the Supreme Court of India and High Courts of several states, that have strengthened the Forest Rights Act. The compendium aims to be a guide for authorities that protect the rights of such vulnerable communities.
An animated short film on fifty years of unprecedented growth in India and partnership with UNDP.
Watch how new cultivation techniques are helping crab and oyster farmers of Sindhudurg, Maharashtra increase their incomes, while conserving the rich biodiversity of the area
In May 2016, the National Mission for Clean Ganga, India’s Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, and the Jharkhand state government announced a partnership to rejuvenate the Ganga through improved sanitation and sustainable livelihoods. The partnership is supported by the United Nations Development Programme.
The Indian Railways, one of the world’s largest railway networks, is adopting a range of energy efficient technologies that can support the vision of an environment-friendly rail network for India.
For over 50 years, the Government of India and the United Nations Development Programme have partnered in virtually every area of human development, from democratic governance to poverty eradication, to sustainable energy and environmental management. We are proud to present a glimpse of this journey over time..