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What data told us about India in 2022 - Akshi Chawla

DeCEDA/Qrius 2022 was a milestone year for India. India walked into 2022 with an infectious wave of Covid-19 impacting lakhs of people, the wave receded a few weeks into the year. As hopes for a post-pandemic recovery surged, war in Ukraine brought in new challenges for the economy. With supply chains disrupted, global sanctions imposed on Russia, prices of fuel and food shot up. Inflation, already on a high from pent-up...

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Is India on track in reducing TB incidence and deaths?

Like the fight against poverty and hunger, the progress made by mankind against tuberculosis (TB) in the years up to 2019 has either slowed, stalled, or reversed, and global TB targets are off track due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally, although the reported number of people newly diagnosed with TB decreased from 7.1 million to 5.8 million between 2019 and 2020, the number went up to 6.4 million in 2021....

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A reality check -Renu Kohli

-The Telegraph India’s economic recovery is uneven India’s ranking as one of the world’s fastest growing economies — a bright spot in a troubled and slowing world economy — routinely figures in the public discourse. It was upheld even as oil prices zoomed and inflation surged early this year. It did not waver when growth forecasts were lowered some six months ago. It wasn’t rattled when growth underperformed in the April-June quarter....

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41.5 crore Indians exited multi-dimensional poverty since 2005-06 -Jagriti Chandra

-The Hindu 22.8 crore in India still multi-dimensionally poor, of whom 9.7 crore are children As many as 41.5 crore people exited poverty in India during the 15-year period between 2005-06 and 2019-21, out of which two-thirds exited in the first 10 years, and one-third in the next five years, according to the global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released on Monday. The report produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the...

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Poorer India: Editorial on World Bank data on poverty line

-The Telegraph According to a recent estimate, about 80 per cent of the 70 million people who slipped below the poverty line worldwide during the pandemic were from India Poverty numbers can be confusing as they depend on the choice of the poverty line and the statistical method of estimation. These may result in differences in the results arrived at. The latest data from the World Bank show that for South Asia...

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