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India’s first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) dashboard was launched by Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) in a bid to effectively track country’s progress on Agenda 2030 adopted by UN. The Dashboard was launched on occasion of National Statistics Day i. e. on June 29 which is the birth anniversary of Prof. P C Mahalanobis. This platform provides data and insights on how India is progressing on SDGs. SDG Dashboard is a joint collaboration developed in partnership with United Nation in India, Department for International Development (DFID) India and data intelligence firm Social Cops. Therefore, being home to about 17 % of world population India’s progress in SDGs is crucial.

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Functions & Significance

  • This is a kind of national platform that extracts reliable data from more than 100 different data sets, portals and sectors. This helps in ensuring better informed decision making.

  • Being directed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) the overall strategy aim towards ending poverty, improving health and education, protecting planet, and ensuring that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

  • India has also been monitoring its progress on SDGs using its National Indicator Framework and India SDG Index released in 2018.

  • The dashboard helps in fast-tracking India’s progress in SDGs by helping state governments contextualize, visualize, track and measure their progress towards goals in a more effective manner.

  • The states can compare their performance using this dashboard among each other and accordingly improve the priority areas that needs immediate action. h

- Published/Last Modified on: September 13, 2019

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