The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time. Since its emergence late last year, the virus has spread to every continent except Antarctica.
Effluents and apathy have reduced Delhi's lifeline to a sewer. Thousands of fish die annually while the Yamuna's original custodians have nowhere to go. It all feeds into and spurs a climate crisis
UNDP is providing technical support to districts of the North Eastern states of India in the areas of Health and Nutrition, Education, Agriculture and Water Resources, Financial inclusion and skill development and Basic Infrastructure. This portfolio captures the best practices to achieve sustainable development in the region.
Watch how the Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change with UNDP & GEF support, is improving mercury management in #India. #MinamataConvention
NITI Aayog released the second edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index, which comprehensively documents the progress made by India’s States and Union Territories towards achieving the 2030 SDG targets.
In all societies, long-standing forms of inequality persist while gaps are opening in new aspects of life. The 2019 Human Development Report will focus on understanding the dimensions of inequality most important to people’s wellbeing, and what is behind them.
Read powerful stories of how ordinary people across India are coping with diverse climate-related challenges – from escalating human-wildlife conflict, to changing crop cultivation needs, to community-led initiatives to cope with disaster, and to the effects of extreme weather events on daily life and livelihoods.

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>50%

Under-25 Population

1.67 MT

CO2 Emission Per Capita

120 (of 131)

Female Labour Force Participation

0.624

Human Development Index

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