Reports and Index For UPSC PRELIMS 2024

Reports and Index For UPSC PRELIMS 2024

 Human depelopment report-UNDP

✅The United Nations Development Programme 
✅United Nations agency
✅Headquarters in New York City
✅Formation 22 November 1965
✅177 countries
Aim to help the economic and political aspects of underdeveloped countries while the Special Fund was to enlarge the scope of UN technical assistance.


Emission Gap report-UNEP

Aadpatation Gap report-UNEP

Global Environment outlook report-UNEP

✅The United Nations Environment Programme
✅Formation 5 June 1972
✅Headquarters Nairobi, Kenya
Aim: provide leadership, deliver science and develop solutions on a wide range of issues, including climate change,ecosystems, green economic development.

Global wage repot-ILO

world empowerment and social outlook report-ILO

✅The International Labour Organization
✅A United Nations agency
✅Formation 11 April 1919
✅Headquarters Geneva, Switzerland
✅Award Nobel Peace Prize (1969)
Aim: Ensuring accessible, productive, and sustainable work worldwide in conditions of freedom, equity, security and dignity.

Global education monitoring report –UNESCO

✅The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ✅agency of the United Nations
✅194 member states and 12 associate members
✅Partners in the non-governmental, intergovernmental and private sector.
✅Formation -16 November 1945
✅Headquarters – Paris, France
Aim: Promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, arts, sciences and culture.

world investment report-UNCTAD

✅United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
✅Formation – December 1964
✅Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
✅Parent organization – United Nations General Assembly
✅Aim: formulate policies relating to all aspects of development, including trade, aid, transport, finance and technology

State of world child reports-UNICEF

✅United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
✅Formation – December 1946
✅Headquarters – Headquarters New York City, New York,
✅Parent organization – United Nations General Assembly
Aim: Providing immunizations and disease prevention, administering treatment for children and mothers with HIV, enhancing childhood and maternal nutrition, improving sanitation, promoting education, and providing emergency relief in response to disasters.

world economic and social prospects- UNDESA.

✅The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
✅Formation – 1948
✅Headquarters -New York City, New York.
✅Parent organization – United Nations Secretariat .
Aim: UN DESA assists countries around the world in agenda-setting and decision-making with the goal of meeting their economic, social and environmental challenges. It supports international cooperation to promote sustainable development.

world social report-FAO

State report of food -FAO

State report of forest -FAO

✅Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
✅Formation – October 1945
✅Headquarters -Rome, Italy
✅Parent organization – United Nations Economic and Social Council.
Aim: leads international efforts to defeat hunger and improve nutrition and food security.

world economic Outlook -IMF

Global financial stability report-IMF

✅International Monetary Fund
✅Agency of the United Nations,
✅Formation -December 1945
✅Headquarters -Washington, D.C., U.S.
Aim: working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world

Global Gender Gap Index -WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM


Global Competitiveness Index-WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

Reporter without Border-WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

World press freedom index-WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

✅World Economic Forum – An international advocacy non-governmental organization
✅Formation 24 January 1971
✅Headquarters- Cologny, Switzerland
Objective: “improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas”.

Global innovation Index –WIPO

Concern worldwide & healthcare life – WIPO

World Intellectual Property Organization
Formation 14 July 1967
Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
Parent organization- United Nations Economic and Social Council
Objective: Discuss and shape international IP rules and policies, providing global services that register and protect IP in different countries, resolving transboundary IP disputes, helping connect IP systems through uniform standards and infrastructure, and serving as a general reference database on all IP matters.

Financial Stability report – RBI

Digital payment index – RBI

Financial inclusion index – RBI

The Reserve Bank of India
India’s central bank
Established 1 April 1935
Headquarters-Mumbai, India
Governor-Shaktikanta Das,
Objective: Responsible for the control, issue and maintaining supply of the Indian rupee. It also manages the country’s main payment systems and works to promote its economic development.

National Multinational povery index – NITI AAYOG

Indian innovation report – NITI AAYOG

export Competitiveness report– NITI AAYOG

NITI Aayog
National Institution for Transforming India
Formed 1 January 2015
Government Agency
Government Agency executives
Narendra Modi, Chairperson
Objective:Catalyzing economic development, and fostering cooperative federalism and moving away from bargaining federalism through the involvement of State Governments of India in the economic policy-making process using a bottom-up approach.

Global Nutrition Report-World Health Organization

world health organization
Formation- 7 April 1948
Type-United Nations specialized agency
Headquarters-Geneva, Switzerland
Director-General-Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Objective:To promote health and safety while helping the vulnerable worldwide. It provides technical assistance to countries, sets international health standards, collects data on global health issues, and serves as a forum for scientific or policy discussions related to health. Its official publication, the World Health Report.
World Air Quality Report-IQAir

IQAir is a Swiss air quality technology a Private company.
Industry Environmental technology
Founders–Manfred Hammes
Headquarters-Goldach, Switzerland
Objective: specializing in protection against airborne pollutants, developing air quality monitoring and air cleaning products.

State of World Population report-UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund)

The United Nations Population Fund
UN agency
Formation -1969
Headquarters-New York City, United States
🔺Improving reproductive and maternal health worldwide.
🔺Voluntarily plan and have the number of children they desire and to Aavoid unwanted pregnancies
🔺Undergo safe pregnancy and childbirth
🔺Avoid spreading sexually transmitted infections Decrease violence against women
🔺Increase the equality of women Encouraging the use of birth contro

World Cities Report-UN-Habitat

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme
United Nations programme
It was established in 1977
-Nairobi, Kenya
Objective:Human settlements and sustainable urban development.

World Energy Outlook (WEO)-International Energy Agency

International Energy Agency
Autonomous intergovernmental organisation
Established-November 1974
Headquarter-Paris, France
Membership -31 member countries
Objective:Provides policy recommendations, analysis and data on the global energy sector,association countries of the IEA represent 75% of global energy demand.

World Oil Outlook –OPEC 

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
It was founded on 14 September 1960 in Baghdad.
Headquarters-Vienna, Austria
Objective: Co-operation of leading oil-producing countries in order to collectively influence the global oil market and maximize profit.

World Happiness Report- Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Non-profit created in 2012 by the United Nations.
Objective: To promote the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Technical Cooperation Report-IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency)

Nuclear Technology Review-IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency)

Asian Development Outlook-Asian Development Bank – ADB

Asian Development BanK
A regional development bank
Established on 19 December 1966
Headquartered – Manila
Starting with 31 members at its establishment, ADB now has 68 members.
largest borrowing countries -China , India, Pakistan
Objective: To promote social and economic development in Asia.

Global Money Laundering Report –FATF (Financial Action Task Force)

Financial Action Task Force
Intergovernmental organisation
Founded in 1989
Headquarters Paris
Objective: To set standards and promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system.

The Energy Report – WWF (World Wildlife Fund)
Living Planet Report-WWF (World Wildlife Fund)

The World Wide Fund for Nature
Swiss-based international non-governmental organization
Headquarter-Gland Switzerland
Founded in 1961
Objective: works in the field of wilderness preservation and the reduction of human impact on the environment.

Ease of Doing Business-IBRD (World Bank)

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Headquarters-Washington, D.C., United States
Membership-189 countries
Objective: Economic development, poverty elimination.

World Development Report-IBRD (World Bank)
Rule of Law Index- World Justice Project

The World Justice Project
International civil society organization
Location – Washington, D.C.
Objective: To lead a global movement to strengthen the rule of law for the development of communities of opportunity and equity.

Global Economic Prospects’ report- The World Bank

The World Bank
Intergovernmental organization
Established – 4 July 1944
The bank is headquartered in Washington, D.C
Membership -189 states
Objective: Economic development, poverty elimination.

Remittance Report-World Bank

India State of Forest Report-Forest Survey of India (FSI)

Forest Survey of India
founded in June 1981
Headquartered at Dehradun in Uttarakhand.
Objective: Conducts forest surveys, studies and researches to periodically monitor the changing situations of land and forest resources and present the data for national planning, conservation and sustainable management of environmental protection.

National Air Quality Indices- CPCB

The Central Pollution Control Board
statutory organization under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Established in 1974
Objective: It coordinates the activities of the State Pollution Control Boards by providing technical assistance and guidance and also resolves disputes among them. It is the apex organization in country in the field of pollution control.

India Innovation Index- NITI Aayog

Performance of Health Outcome Index-NITI Aayog

Annual Survey of Education Report-PRATHAM

Pratham is one of the largest non-governmental organisations in India.
Established in Mumbai in 1995.
Pratham’s founder and Ex-CEO, Madhav Chavan.
Objective: To provide pre-school education to children in slums, Pratham today has interventions spread across 23 states and union territories of India.

Red Data Book-Botanical Survey of India

Botanical Survey of India
Formation-13 February 1890
Type-Central Government Office
Headquarter-Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Parent organization-Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India
Objective: For survey, research and conservation of plant wealth of India, flora and endangered species of India, including by collecting and maintaining germplasm and gene bank of endangered, patent and vulnerable plant species.

World Cities Report-UN-Habita

Ease of Doing Business-World Bank
World Development Report-World Bank





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