Q. Which of the following gives the ‘Human Development Report’ ranking to the countries of the world?

[A] World Economic Forum

[B] International Monetary Fund

[C] UN Development Programme

[D] World Health Organization

Answer: C

India ranked 131 among 189 countries on the Human Development Index (HDI) for 2019, slipping two places from the previous year, according to the Human Development Report (HDR) 2020 released by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). 

 The other indices that form the part of the Report are: 

  1. Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI), 
  2. Gender Development Index (GDI), 
  3. Gender Inequality Index (GII) and 
  4. Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI). 

Source: The Hindu