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India Ranks 130 Among 189 Nations in UN Human Development Index 2018

By: Radhakrishna N S

India climbed one step to 130 among 189 nations in the latest human development index published on Friday (14) by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). India’s human development index (HDI) value is above the average of 0.638 in the south Asia region. India was at 131 rank with HDI value of 0.624 in 2016. India’s HDI value for last year stood at 0.640, which helped the country to get a position in the medium human development category, according to the Human Development Report (HDR) released by the UNDP. During the 27-year long period between1990 and 2017, India’s HDI value rose from…

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