‘India spends less of its GDP on health than some of the world’s poorest countries’

The government has refused RTI requests for information on the decision-making process on amendments to Land Acquisition Bill.

When the global Human Development Report, 2014, is released later this month, statistics from the new Multi-dimensional Poverty Index will be part of it for the fourth time.

Says 10 tasks he set forth would take economy to high growth

Committee comes out with a new index of backwardness on 10 indicators

A panel headed by Raghuram Rajan has recommended a new index of backwardness to determine which States need special assistance.
The new methodology ranks Odisha as India’s most backward State, Bihar, which has been seeking ‘special’ status, as the second most backward, and Gujarat as one of the “less developed” States. Goa is the most developed State.