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  • SDG: NITI Aayog advises Karnataka to focus on nutrition of pregnant women & children Jun 29, 2021 05:19 PM IST

    SDG: NITI Aayog advises Karnataka to focus on nutrition of pregnant women & children

    In the SDG India 2020-21 report, Karnataka ranked 3rd with Andhra Pradesh and Goa with an Index score of 72.

  • Economic Survey 2021 | Government schemes can help India achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 Jan 29, 2021 05:16 PM IST

    Economic Survey 2021 | Government schemes can help India achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

    The Economic Survey 2020-21 also called for increased cohesion between the central and state governments, to achieve the targeted goals through effective implementation of the welfare programmes.

  • Jayati Ghosh named by UN to high-level advisory board on economic, social affairs Jan 25, 2021 04:12 PM IST

    Jayati Ghosh named by UN to high-level advisory board on economic, social affairs

    Born in 1955, Ghosh got her M.A, M. Phil. in economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University and joined Cambridge University for her Ph.D.

  • Mass return of Indian expats from Kuwait is a storm in a teacup Jul 10, 2020 09:03 AM IST

    Mass return of Indian expats from Kuwait is a storm in a teacup

    Labour market nationalisation drives in West Asian countries started decades ago, but none have achieved set targets — on the contrary, the proportion of expats has increased in this time

  • Piramal partners with Gates Foundation to improve health in India's tribal districts Nov 19, 2019 07:41 PM IST

    Piramal partners with Gates Foundation to improve health in India's tribal districts

    The new collaborative will focus on improving health and nutrition in high-burden and tribal districts, in support of the Government of India's work to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 by 2030.

  • Jaitley makes a strong pitch for re-capitalising World Bank Oct 10, 2016 08:20 AM IST

    Jaitley makes a strong pitch for re-capitalising World Bank

    Jaitley was representing the Constituency of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka, at the 94th Meeting of the Development Committee (DC), the Ministerial-Level forum of the World Bank Group and IMF for inter-governmental consensus building on development issues, here yesterday.

  • Need to formalise unorganised sector in India: ILO Chief Jul 08, 2016 09:20 PM IST

    Need to formalise unorganised sector in India: ILO Chief

    Stressing on the need to focus on eradication of poverty in India, ILO Director General Guy Ryder on July 8 said the country needs to formalise its unorganised sector

  • Poverty, illiteracy await disadvantaged kids: UNICEF Jul 04, 2016 05:18 PM IST

    Poverty, illiteracy await disadvantaged kids: UNICEF

    Poverty, illiteracy and early death await disadvantaged children, according to a UNICEF report

  • Developing nations' share in IBRD, IFC should be 50%: Jaitley Apr 17, 2016 04:31 PM IST

    Developing nations' share in IBRD, IFC should be 50%: Jaitley

    Seeking reforms in IMF and World Bank to reflect a larger say for economies like India, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the share of developing and transition countries (DTCs) in the multi-lateral lending agencies IBRD and IFC must be raised to 50 percent.

  • Experts discuss on how to achieve sustainable development goals Mar 28, 2016 05:57 PM IST

    Experts discuss on how to achieve sustainable development goals

    In the 11th National Convention of the Global Compact Network India, business leaders, policymakers, global thought leaders and academicians come together under roof to discuss, debate and deliberate on how to achieve sustainable development goals as outlined by the United Nation's Global Compact.

  • IILM Third International Conference on "Responsible Management Education Training and Practice" Jan 08, 2016 06:11 PM IST

    IILM Third International Conference on "Responsible Management Education Training and Practice"

    IILM Institute for Higher Education, in collaboration with UN Global Compact’s   PRME (Principles for Responsible Management ...

  • UN ushers in ambitious 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Jan 01, 2016 11:22 AM IST

    UN ushers in ambitious 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

    India is seen as critical for the success of the SDGs, given that improving the lives of 1.4 billion Indians would make a major dent in the goal of improving the lives of all humanity.

  • Modi meets UN chief Ban Sep 26, 2015 09:59 AM IST

    Modi meets UN chief Ban

    The SDGs or global goals, including assuring gender equality and building a life of dignity for all, were adopted as global leaders descended at the UN headquarters on the historic occasion of the world body's landmark 70th anniversary session.

  • India will contribute greatly to SDGs success: Panagariya Sep 22, 2015 08:00 PM IST

    India will contribute greatly to SDGs success: Panagariya

    India's success in sustaining high growth and poverty alleviation will substantially contribute to achieving the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals, a top policy adviser to the Indian government has said.

  • India upset with 'weak' political will of rich countries Jun 21, 2012 02:54 PM IST

    India upset with 'weak' political will of rich countries

    India today said it is disappointed with the "weak" political will in developed countries to provide developing nations enhanced means of implementation of objectives of Green Economy, which will also be a "green-wash" if the process is not democratised.

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