Inaccurate Estimation of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs)/ Divyangjan Population

Context: According to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment, the Union government has failed to accurately estimate the current population of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in the country. About PwDs (Divyangjan): Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 defines “Person with Benchmark Read More …

National Multidimensional Poverty Index: A progress of Review 2023′

Context: National Multidimensional Poverty Index: A progress of Review 2023′ — was released by Niti Aayog. About National Multidimensional Poverty Index: The National MPI measures simultaneous deprivations across the three equally weighted dimensions of: Health:  Nutrition, Maternal Health and Child and Adolescent Mortality Education: Years Read More …

National Multidimensional Poverty Index: A progress of Review 2023′

Context: National Multidimensional Poverty Index: A progress of Review 2023′ — was released by Niti Aayog. About National Multidimensional Poverty Index: The National MPI measures simultaneous deprivations across the three equally weighted dimensions of: Health:  Nutrition, Maternal Health and Child and Adolescent Mortality Education: Years Read More …