Category: Index/Ranks

Anaemia Mukt Bharat Index released

Anaemia Mukt Bharat Index
  • The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with UNICEF launched the anaemia Mukt Bharat index.
  • Haryana topped the anaemia free India index.

India records highest ever FDI in April-August 2020

FDI
  • The Commerce and Industry Ministry informed on October 20, 2020, that India received its highest-ever Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in April-August 2020, the first five months of the financial year.

India ranked 2nd in OECD International Migration Outlook report

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  • India has acquired the second rank in terms of the number of migrants going to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries and acquiring the citizenship of those countries.
  • China retained its top spot with 4.3 lakh migrants.

Global Hunger Index, 2020

Global Hunger Index
  • The Global hunger index was launched. It is jointly prepared by Welhunger life and Concern Worldwide.
  • According to the report, India ranked 94th among 107countries.

India to become free of Trans Fat by 2022

Harshvardhan
  • The Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan announced that India has set a target of becoming trans-fat free by 2022. The Eat Right Movement of Food Safety and Standard Authority of India aims to promote safe and healthy food.

Mukesh Ambani tops the Forbes India Rich List 2020

Mukesh Ambani
  • The Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani, has topped the Forbes India Rich list for 2020.
  • Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani, with a net worth of $25.2 billion got the 2nd position. Tech tycoon Shiv Nadar acquired the third spot with a net worth of $20.4 billion.

Mukesh Ambani topped the IIFL Hurun India Rich List 2020

Mukesh Ambani
  • IIFL Hurun India released the Rich List for the year of 2020. Reliance Industry’s Chairman Mukesh Ambani topped the IIFL Hurun India Rich List 2020 with a total wealth of Rs 6.58 lakh crore. He has topped the list of richest Indians for the 9th consecutive year.

Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People 2020 List

Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People 2020 List
  • Time Magazine has released the TIME 100 Most Influential People List 2020. Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi is the only politician on the list.

The list also includes:

  • Professor Ravindra Gupta (Pioneer)– is a Professor of Clinical Microbiology and has worked for the cure of HIV.
  • Ayushmann Khurrana (Artists)
  • Bilkis (Icons)– the ‘dadi from Shaheen Bagh’

2020 BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Indian Brands

2020 BrandZ
  • HDFC Bank tops in 2020 BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Indian Brands ranking For Seventh Year in a Row. HDFC Bank has retained the top position among BrandZ Top 75 most valuable Indian brands list for 2020.
  • Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) secured second spoty, LIC was followed by Tata Consultancy Services, and Airtel. TCS bags the third spot with a valuation of $14.6 billion