Human Development Products

  • Exclusion and Inclusive GrowthThe report outlines interpretations of social exclusion and inclusive growth concepts. It also highlights policy responses to achieve inclusive growth by making a brief reference to two flagship programmes of the Government of India: the Total Sanitation Campaign and the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.

  • How Inclusive has Growth Been During 1993/94-2009/10? - Part-II: State-Level AnalysisThe study, by Sukhadeo Thorat and Amaresh Dubey, examines changes in the incidence of poverty and its relationship to consumption expenditure growth at the state-level since economic reforms were launched in 1991.

  • How Inclusive has Growth been in India during 1993/94-2009/10?: Implications for XII Plan StrategyHow Inclusive has Growth been in India during 1993/94-2009/10?: Implications for XII Plan StrategyThe report, by Sukhadeo Thorat and Amaresh Dubey, reviews the current understanding of the concept of inclusive growth, methods of its measurement, indicators for monitoring its progress, and actual progress between 1993-2010, particularly during the 11th Five-Year Plan period.

  • Human Development Report 2011- Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for AllHuman Development Report 2011- Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for AllUNDP’s flagship publication, the 2011 Global Human Development Report Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All argues that the intensification of environmental deterioration and social inequalities could erode progress made in raising living standards over the last few decades. Least developed countries could diverge from global patterns of progress by 2050.

  • Human Development Report 2013 - The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse WorldHuman Development Report 2013 - The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse WorldThe 2013 Human Development Report examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world and its long-term implications for human development.

  • Human Development Report 2014 - Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building ResilienceHuman Development Report 2014 - Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building ResilienceThe 2014 Human Development Report highlights the need for both promoting people’s choices and protecting human development achievements. It takes the view that vulnerability threatens human development and, unless it is systematically addressed, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable.

  • Human Development Report 2015 - Work for Human DevelopmentHuman Development Report 2015 - Work for Human DevelopmentThe Global Human Development Report 2015 asks a fundamental question – how can work enhance human development. The Report takes a broad of work, going beyond jobs and taking into account such activities as unpaid care work, voluntary work and creative work and argues that work can be a means to enhance human development by contributing to the public good, reducing inequality, securing livelihoods and empowering individuals. It recommends policies to harness human potential and achieve equitable and sustainable progress, and also presents the latest findings on India’s progress on the Human Development Indicators.

  • Human Development in India: Analysis to ActionHuman Development in India: Analysis to ActionThe document illustrates the impact of a UNDP-Planning Commission partnership on mainstreaming human development in government policies and planning.

  • Inclusive Growth: A Sustainable PerspectiveThe paper aims to develop a conceptual approach to sustainable inclusion by addressing the questions on mainstream economy, growth, the deprived and sustainability of the inclusive process.

  • India’s Human Development Journey: from Analysis to Action India’s Human Development Journey: from Analysis to ActionThe document traces the journey of human development in India and the UNDP-Planning Commission partnership that has focused on building state capacity for human development reporting and analysis, capacity development of functionaries, gender sensitization in planning, advocacy and strengthening statistical systems.

  • Monetary Policy-Implications for Inclusive GrowthThe report examines what inclusive growth implies for monetary policy and how the latter helps sustain inclusive growth.

  • Monitoring National Plan Targets: Status of Data AvailabilityThis study maps the availability of data and highlight the gaps that exist in monitoring 27 targets of the 11th Five Year Plan. These plan targets relate to income and poverty, education, health, women and children, infrastructure and environment at the national level.

  • Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development

  • Spatial and Social Inequalities in Human Development: India in the Global ContextThe paper provides global overview, analysis of the pattern of the loss in human development in different countries, when computing the inequality adjusted indices, as proposed by UNDP (2010). It also examines the trend of inequalities in socio-economic indicators, primarily in terms of per capita State Domestic Product, consumption expenditure and indicators pertaining to education, health and access to civic amenities.