- Sustainable Development Goals Index for the year 2020-21 released
- Kerala once again number one in SDG index
- Bihar-Jharkhand at the lowest rank in the index
- Improvement in performance of both compared to last year
NITI Aayog has Sustainable Development Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) 3rd edition of the index has been released. It contains the performance and ranking of state governments on the Sustainable Development Goals front for 2020-21. In the latest rankings, Kerala has performed the best and Bihar is the worst.
In the top 5 best performing places in terms of points, Kerala has got the first place with 75 marks. Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are jointly second with 74 points. If we talk about the worst performing states, Bihar is at the last position with 52 points, followed by Jharkhand with 56 points and Assam with 57 points.
However, on the pretext of the NITI Aayog report, Nitish Kumar’s political enemy Lalu Yadav did not forget to target. He tweeted in comment style that ‘Congratulations! After all, with 16 years of hard work, Nitish has made Bihar top from the bottom. However, there is an improvement in the performance of Bihar in this report. But the bottom rung did not give up.
The good thing is that no state has got less than 50 marks this time as compared to last time. Aspirants to the states scoring less than 50 marks
(Aspirants) are placed in the category of states. Last time (2019-20) Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Assam were included in this category. While improving their performance, this time by bringing more than 50 marks, these states have reached the category of performer states.
Aspirant will get 0-49 marks in the ranking, Karta on getting 50-64 marks, Front Runner on getting 65-99 marks and Achiever states getting 100 marks in the category. is kept. Till now no state has been able to reach the category of successful state. Haryana, Uttarakhand and Mizoram are among the states that have improved the most this time. The best part is that no state is included in the category of aspirational states in this ranking.
NITI Aayog in association with the Indian arm of the United Nations (UN) launched the Sustainable Development Goals Index in 2018. This index is prepared by measuring the 16 goals of the Sustainable Development Goals. These include goals such as poverty alleviation, ending hunger, health and well-being of people, quality of education, clean water and sanitation, clean energy and gender equality. Tamil Nadu and Delhi rank first in poverty alleviation, while Kerala and Chandigarh are at the fore in eliminating hunger. Whereas Gujarat and Delhi have performed the best in terms of achieving good health.