What is SDG India Index?

What is SDG India Index? The Index for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) evaluates progress of states and Union Territories (UTs) on various parameters including health, education, gender, economic growth, institutions, climate change and environment.

What does SDG Index mean?

The Sustainable Development Report (formerly the SDG Index & Dashboards) is the first worldwide study to assess where each country stands with regard to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

What is India’s rank in SDG Index 2021?

According to the 6th Edition of ‘Sustainable Development Report 2021 (SDR 2021)’ released by Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), India with a score of 60.1 has been placed at 120th rank out of 165 countries.

WHO releases the SDG India Index?

The third edition of the SDG India Index and Dashboard 2020–21 was released by NITI Aayog today.

What are SDGs in India?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

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How is SDG calculated?

Calculating the SDG Index comprises three steps: (i) establish performance thresholds and censor extreme values from the distribution of each indicator; (ii) rescale the data to ensure comparability across indicators (normalization); (iii) aggregate the indicators within and across SDGs.

What is SDG full form?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) define the world we want. They apply to all nations and mean, quite simply, to ensure that no one is left behind. … The 17 Sustainable Development Goals ARE the 2030 Agenda, the map of the world we seek.

Who topped SDG index?

East Sikkim has topped in terms of meeting sustainable development goals in the Niti Aayog’s North Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index Report 2021-22 and Nagaland’s Kiphire featured at the bottom, as per the specified parameters.

What is the ranking of India in world?


List INDIA Ranking/Total Countries Notes
Ease of doing business index 63 / 190 2019
Global Competitiveness Index 68 / 141 2019
Index of Economic Freedom 128 / 178 2016
Economic Freedom of the World 95 / 157 2015 – score 6.63

Which hilly state of Indian is the best performer of SDG?

Kerala has retained the top rank in NITI Aayog’s SDG India Index 2020-21, while Bihar is the worst performing state.

How many SDG are there in India?

The 17 SDGs and 169 targets are part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by 193 Member States at the UN General Assembly Summit in September 2015, and which came into effect on 1 January 2016.

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What is the first SDG?

Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere.

What is NITI Aayog index release?

Some of the indices launched by NITI Aayog are School Education Quality Index, State Health Index, Composite Water Management Index, Sustainable Development Goals Index, India Innovation Index and Export Competitiveness Index.