INDIA: Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog Rajiv Kumar is all set to Begin the Launch of third rendition SDG India Index & Dashboard 2020-21 Which is accompanied on 3rd June that is Thursday
The Sustainable Development goals are used to estimate/track the performance of states & union territories this program was made to look upon the states union preceding goals in order to accomplish sustainable development goals easily This SDG Program incorporates Goals like clean water, Education, Energy, Infrastructure, and Climate changes
in this year India has achieved Outstanding as corresponded to the year 2019 the performance of SDG was 60% while in 2021 it is at Upward stage from 6 % which is 66%
According to CNBC Researched Report Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Tamilnadu , Andhra Pradesh ,Goa are the leading -performing state for SDG
The Index designed and developed by NITI Aayog, the preparation of the index takes into consideration extensive consultations with the primary stakeholders – the States and Union Territories; the UN agencies led by United Nations in India, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), and the key Union Ministries. Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, will launch the SDG India Index and Dashboard, 2020-21 in the presence of Dr. Vinod Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, and Sanyukta Samaddar, Adviser (SDG), NITI Aayog.
The initiative to further refine and improve this important tool, with each edition, has been steered by the need to continuously benchmark performance and measure progress, and account for the availability of the latest SDG related data on States and UTs. From covering 13 Goals, 39 targets, and 62 indicators in the first edition in 2018-19 to 17 Goals, 54 targets and 100 indicators in the second. The third edition, the one about to be launched, of the index covers 17 Goals, 70 targets, and 115 indicators.
Reference : CNBC & https://egov.eletsonline.com/news/