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.
Human 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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.