Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary General's Envoy on Youth, stopped over at TARA (Technology & Action for Rural Advancement) to meet young women receiving training in salon services and retail under the Disha project.
Watch how families in a village in Maharashtra, India, are using government assistance to construct homes that are affordable, resilient and responsive to their needs.
To find out more, read our new Exposure photo story: http://bit.ly/2uwe2O9
On International Youth Day, Arun Sahdeo, Programme Officer, United Nations Volunteers India, tells us how we can remove the constraints on volunteerism to harness the energy and enthusiasm of youth.
Learn how the income of Odisha's women mango cultivators such as Puse (pictured above) has increased by four times in less than a year.
A first-of-its-kind report, the State of Youth Volunteering in India 2017 documents the contribution of youth volunteering to achieving developmental goals in India. It calls for a better common understanding about what constitutes volunteerism and recommends measures to promote volunteering.
Find out how the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change is gearing up to submit the sixth National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Read journalist Namita Bhandare's second article in an IndiaSpend series on how women in Haryana factory found it difficult to escape the various constraints that inhibit their employment and participation in the workforce.
Listen to how stakeholders were trained at a Government of Uttarakhand-UNDP workshop in Dehradun on long-term strategies to deal with climate change.
UN Resident Coordinator in India Yuri Afanasiev speaks to UN Radio on India's progress in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.
Read UNDP India Country Director Jaco Cillier's article in Devex on how the Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network, or eVIN, is helping to secure the future of millions of women and children.
Read what Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, had to say on the sidelines of the High Level Political Forum in New York, at a panel on 'The SDGs in Action: Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Inclusive Prosperity in a Changing World'.
Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister, Delhi, announced that the Education Department, with the support from UNDP India, would offer career counselling to four lakh public school students in Classes X-XII.
The National Biodiversity Authority invites applications for the Fourth India Biodiversity Awards, 2018. UNDP India is the knowledge partner for the Awards which recognizes outstanding contributions to conserving the country's vast biological diversity
Following the establishment of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund on 8 June 2017, as a partnership between the Republic of India and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), India yesterday enlarged its support to sustainable development through the multilateral system by making a supplemental contribution of one million dollars to the fund.
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India's mobile application for digitizing vaccine logistics won the prestigious GSMA-Asia Mobile Award 2017 for Outstanding Mobile Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals in Asia. Click on the link above to find out more about the award-winning app.
The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.
Read what Principal Secretary, Planning, Government of Gujarat, S. Aparna, said to UNDP India about Gujarat's commitment to human development and its efforts to develop human development reports at the block level.