'India Did Well But Others Did Even Better': UNDP Officials On Human Development Index Ranking

by Sidharth Pandey Dec 17, 2020 • 10:33 AM Views 483


India has slipped down two notches to rank 131 among 189 countries in the 2020 Human Development Index (HDI ), from last year India’s ranking of 129. Human Development Report (HDR) is UNDP’s annual assessment of the state of human development worldwide and includes the Human Development Index (HDI), which measures individual countries’ progress. Sidharth Pandey spoke to senior officials of the UNDP who say the slip in ranking doesn’t mean India didn’t do well but others did even better