Headlines of The Day
National Health Mission, AB PMJAY promote welfare of people
Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), in consultation with subject matter Ministries of the Government of India and other stakeholders, has developed a National Indicator Framework (NIF) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for facilitating the monitoring of progress of SDGs at national level. Based on the data received from the data source Ministries, MoSPI releases “Sustainable Development Goals National Indicator Framework Progress Report” on 29thJune every year. This report contains detailed time series data, wherever available, along with metadata on the SDG indicators. The latest progress report was released on 29 June 2022. Further, to measure the progress at the national and sub-national levels in the journey towards achieving the SDGs, NITI Aayog has developed the SDG India Index mainly based on the NIF. In the SDG India Index, Baseline Report 2018, 13 goals comprising 39 targets and 62 indicators were taken. In the SDG India Index Report 2019-20, 16 goals comprising 54 targets and 100 indicators were taken. In the latest SDG India Index Report 2020-21, 16 goals comprising 70 targets and 115 indicators were taken.
A statement indicating State-wise achievement as per SDG India Index Report 2020-21 is given at the Annexure. Further, States/UTs also monitor the progress of SDGs at the state and sub-state level. The Government of India has been focusing on inclusive growth and has taken various steps to provide access to the basic services and promote welfare of the people in the country. In this direction, various schemes such as National Health Mission to provide health services, Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PMJAY) to provide health cover, Swachh Bharat Mission to provide access to toilets in households, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA) for employment, Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY) for housing in both rural and urban areas, Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to provide connectivity to unconnected Habitations, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna (PMJDY) to provide access to financial services, National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) to provide financial assistance to the elderly, widows and persons with disabilities in the form of social pensions etc. are being implemented.
SDG India Index (2020-21)
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||67||5|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||62||8|
|Daman and Diu||62||8|
|Jammu and Kashmir||66||6|
This information was given by the Minister of State (I/C) for the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Ministry of Planning and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Shri Rao Inderjit Singh in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.