Dar es Salaam — A new report on the Dimensions of Inequality in Tanzania was released Monday in Dar es Salaam by the Social Development Policy Division (SDPD) of the Economic Commission for Africa

At least 16 per cent households in the capital still do not have access to piped water supply, states the Economic Survey of Delhi 2017-18. As opposed to 81.3% in 2015, 83.42% of households in Delhi received piped water supply in 2016 says the Economic Survey of Delhi, 2017-18.

India has been ranked at the 78th position in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) report on Energy Transition Index (ETI).

Among the 31 districts of Telangana, 26 have literacy rates below the State average of 66.54 percent. According to the ‘Telangana Socio-Economic Outlook 2018’ report released by the government, Hyderabad tops in literacy rate with 83.2 per cent, while Jogulamba Gadwal district stands at the bottom with 49.9 per cent literacy.

Civil society organizations have launched a report that identifies best practices and recommendations for improving SDG implementation and strengthening accountability on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Evidence now shows that social safety nets are making a substantial contribution in the fight against poverty. Safety nets help people escape extreme poverty, close the poverty gap, and reduce inequality. Safety nets build household resilience to respond to shocks across the life cycle, key to building human capital.

The first ever Global Green Finance Index was launched by Z/Yen and Finance Watch, and the financial centers of Western Europe outperformed those in other regions based on the perception of the quality and depth of their green finance offerings.

Performance audit on ‘Acquisition of land, Development of Industrial Estates and their Management’ by Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited disclosed that land measuring 7542.76 acres valuing ` 4,488.86 crore acquired between January 2006 and April 2013 has not yet been taken up for development of Industrial

The Indian economy is set to revert to its trend growth rate of 7.5 percent in the coming years as it bottoms out from the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetization, a new World Bank report says. The India Development Update, is a biannual flagship publication of the World Bank which takes stock of the Indian economy.

Moody’s has criticised the city of Cape Town over its handling of the water-supply crisis, saying it will have severe consequences for the city’s long-term finances.

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