Niti Aayog developing National Gender Index

Niti Aayog developing National Gender Index
  • NITI Aayog is in the process of developing a National Gender Index. 
  • Objective of National Gender Index: It shall measure the progress and identify the persisting gaps in gender equality to make informed policy decisions.
  • It will serve as a tool to map the progress of India’s States and UTs on defined gender metrics and build the foundation for positive change.
  • The information was released in the Annual Report 2021-22 of NITI Aayog.

Points to remember:

  1. Which organisation will release the National Gender Index in India?

Source: Economic Times and NITI Aayog Annual Report

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