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India moves to 'medium' category on human development index

Rise in life expectancy, schooling bright spots; regional disparities in education, health a concern

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Ishan Bakshi  |  New Delhi 



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India ranks 131 out of 188 countries on the Index (HDI) prepared by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The country has jumped four positions over a five-year period, from 2010 to 2015.

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First Published: Wed, March 22 2017. 01:17 IST

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