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- India ranks 158th in the world for its investments in education and health care.
- India is ranked at 158 out of 195 countries in 2016, an improvement from its position of 162 in 1990.
- The study is based on analysis of data from government agencies, schools, and health care systems.
- South Asian countries ranking below India in this report include Pakistan (164), Bangladesh (161) and Afghanistan (188).
- Countries in the region that have fared better than India in terms of human capital include Sri Lanka (102), Nepal (156), Bhutan (133) and Maldives (116).
- The findings show the association between investments in education and health and improved human capital and GDP.