Human Development Index

 Human Development Index

In 1990 United Nations development programme (UNDP) made his first attempt to measure the level of human development by publishing a report called Human Development Index (HDI).

United Nations development programme (UNDP) made this report with the help of its members the first leading members were Mahbub Ul Haq and Inge Kaul. Human Development Index was quite successful for comparing the development between economies.

This report is based on its three parameters health, education and living standard.There is fixed point for every criteria between 0 and 1, Every country gets their points based on their performance in particular field and eventually UNDP converters these parameters into Human Development Index.Long and healthy life, being knowledgeable and have a decent standard of living. These three dimensions of HDI represents this index.

Human Development Index

The measurement of the health dimension of Human Development Index is based on life expectancy at birth, and the dimension of the education is measured by mean of years of schooling for adults aged 25 years and more in expected years of schooling for children of school entering age. The third dimension. The standard of living is measured by gross national income per capita.

India was ranked 129 out of 189 countries in the year 2019 for Human Development Index. We made the improvement in our rank, India was at 130th position on Human Development Index in 2018.


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