Essay, GS-3, Uncategorized

A work in progress

The Hindu GDP: GDP since 1930’s has been used to measure the economic performance of a nation, and has been shaping the debate on the performance of countries for the past 80 years or so. Today, almost every country maintains GDP statistics. GDP? Click here What are the relative merits and demerits of GDP and… Continue reading A work in progress

GS-1, GS-2, Social Issue, Uncategorized

Splendid decade, human development in India

India’s ranking on Human Development Index (HDI) rose by a notch in 2014 — to 130 th  from 131st a year earlier. With a score of 0.609 on HDI, India stands well below the average score of 0.630 for countries in the medium human development group. But it is marginally above the South Asian countries’… Continue reading Splendid decade, human development in India