Stories of Change

  • India’s Capital City and Human DevelopmentIndia’s Capital City and Human DevelopmentApr 4, 2014The Delhi HDR was released by the Vice President of India Mr. Hamid Ansari in the presence of Ms. Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of the NCT of Delhi; Ms. Lise Grande, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative; Dr. A.K. Shiva Kumar, Member, National Advisory Council; and Mr. Deepak Mohan Spolia, Chief Secretary, Government of Delhi.

  • Institutionalizing Human DevelopmentInstitutionalizing Human DevelopmentJun 8, 2012The paradigm shift from measuring national incomes as'development'� to improving people's lives and choices as 'human development' occurred in the 1990s. Creating an enabling environment is not an end in itself but the focus is on ensuring long, healthy and creative lives for people.

  • Knowledge for Action: United Nations Solution Exchange Receives Global RecognitionKnowledge for Action: United Nations Solution Exchange Receives Global RecognitionAug 8, 2013The United Nations flagship knowledge management initiative, Solution Exchange has received the eWorld Public Choice Award at the Second eWorld Forum in New Delhi on 15 June. The growing network of over 35,000 members has been recognized in the category of ‘Best Initiative for Localized Application/ Content’.

  • UNDP and India Sign Partnership Agreement to Further South-South CooperationUNDP and India Sign Partnership Agreement to Further South-South CooperationJun 8, 2012The United Nations Development Programme and India signed a partnership agreement today intended to leverage India’s vast development experience to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and increase its role in south-south cooperation.

  • Understanding Human Development through FilmUnderstanding Human Development through FilmJun 8, 2012From child marriage in Rajasthan, food security in Orissa and a shortage of doctors in Himachal Pradesh health care services, a series of films explore the challenges of human development...