The Index (HDI) is relevant as it shows the impact of policies – economic and social – on the lives of citizens, illustrates potential lacunae in policy implementation and formulation by highlighting the real effects of public policies through statistical analysis and emphasises the need for economic growth that leads to social development.

This Policy Report highlights the status of India’s performance on the HDI Report, 2019 and  discusses the scope for improvement in its policies to better the country’s performance on the indicators of assessing human development.

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