First edition of the North Eastern Region District Sustainable Development Goal Index Report and Dashboard 2021-22 will be launched on the 26th of this month by NITI Aayog and Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region.
This is the first of its kind region-wide district SDG index in the country.
It is also a milestone in the efforts towards localising the Sustainable Development Goals in the 120 Districts of the eight States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
The index will facilitate in identifying crucial gaps and inform interventions to fast track progress towards achieving the SDGs.
Union Minister of DoNER, Tourism and Culture G. Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of State for DoNER B. L. Verma, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar will launch the index and dashboard.
The North Eastern Region District SDG Index Report and Dashboard is a collaborative effort by NITI Aayog and DoNER Ministry.
United Nation Development Programme is providing technical support.
It measures the performance of the districts of the eight States of the North Eastern Region.
The index is based on NITI Aayog’s SDG India Index.