2017 sustainable development goals index: India ranked 117 of 157 countries

India is ranked 116 out of 157 nations on a global index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The SDG Index and Dashboards Report produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung shows that world leaders need to strengthen their joint efforts to realise the 17 global goals. Read more

UN Report: India is Top Remittance Receiving Country

According to the ‘One Family at a Time’ study conducted by the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Indians working across the world had sent home USD 62.7 billion in 2016 making India the top remittance-receiving country surpassing China.
The top remittance receiving countries include: India (USD 62.7 billion), China (USD 61 billion), the Philippines (USD 30 billion) and Pakistan (USD 20 billion). Read more

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