Poverty

UPSC Prelims 2020 Model 03

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index And India

NITI Aayog as the nodal agency has been assigned the responsibility of leveraging the monitoring mechanism of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to drive reforms. Global MPI is part of Government of India’s decision to monitor the performance of the country in 29 select Global Indices. The objective of the “Global Indices to Drive …

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Indian state's role in social sector development

Indian State’s Role In Health Care, Education And Poverty Alleviation: Will COVID-19 Be A Turning Point?

We are unlikely to return to pre coronavirus days anytime soon as the virus is going to stay around for a while. Nobody is talking about its annihilation. Although, efforts to have a vaccine against COVID-19 are underway, but it is more likely that the world will face a second wave of outbreak before any …

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Migrant Workers In Indian Cities

Nationwide Lockdown Highlights The Plight Of Migrant Workers In Indian Cities

As per the 2011 Census, 37% of India’s population, or 45.36 crore people, are internal migrants. Migrant workers in Indian cities include inter-state migrants as well as migrants within each state. Recent exodus of migrants following the nationwide lockdown is largely due to the movement of inter-state migrants. The plight of the urban poor and …

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