The flood damage data upto 2020 has been finalized in CWC duly confirmed by the states. State wise damage data and for the country as a whole for the period 1953 to 2020 has been included in this document.

This book aims to provide statistical perspectives in figures and tables of natural disaster data. Published annually by Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), the Natural Disasters Data Book obtains data from EM-DAT and analyses it to show the occurrence, death tolls, people affected, and economic impact of disasters.

Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana emerged among the best three performers in terms of overall performance according to the Niti Aayog’s health index while Uttar Pradesh topped the table on incremental performance despite being at the bottom.

Confirming diabetes to be one of the “global health emergencies” whose prevalence is on the rise, a new research pinpoints at prolonged hours of sitting as one of the causes that needs urgent attention.

Off-grid electricity production from renewables, although largely unrecorded in most countries, is believed to be expanding rapidly.

The second edition of the Road Map on Statistics for SDGs aims to provide guidance to members of national statistical systems and other stakeholders on how to best navigate the complex task of measuring the achievement of the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda.

Unemployment rate for persons of age 15 years and above in urban areas rose to 9.3 per cent in January-March 2021 from 9.1 per cent in the same month of the previous year, showed a periodic labour force survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO).

Indicating a demographic shift, the number of women surpassed men for the first time in India with the sex ratio being 1,020:1,000, according to findings of the National Family and Health Survey-5.

Global food trade has accelerated and is poised to hit an all-time record in both volume and value terms, according to this new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). By the end of 2021, the global food import bill should extend beyond $1.75 trillion, marking a 14 per cent increase from the previous year, and 12 per cent higher than the previous forecast.

This publication offers a synthesis of the major factors at play in the global food and agricultural landscape.

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