Question of The Day20-09-2020

When did the World Bank launch Human Capital Index?

Answer

Correct Answer : c ) 2018

Explanation :

Human Capital Index (HCI) was launched in 2018 as part of the Human Capital Project (HCP). It has three components: survival, expected years of quality-adjusted school and health (adult survival rate and healthy growth among children under age of 5).

Recently, Human Capital Index 2020 has been released by World Bank. Singapore has topped the index. India has ranked 116th among 174 countries in HCI 2020 with a score of 0.49 against 115th rank among 157 countries in HCI 2018.

Human Capital Index 2020 includes health and education data for 174 countries up to March 2020.

Hence, (c) is the correct answer.

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