NERDSD Goal Index Report & Dashboard to be launched

NITI Aayog and Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) will launch the first edition of the North Eastern Region District Sustainable Development (NERDSD) Goal Index Report and Dashboard 2021-22 on the August 26, 2021.

Key facts

  • This will be first of its kind region-wide district SDG index in India.
  • Launch of NERDSD goal index report is also a milestone in the efforts towards localising Sustainable Development Goals across 120 Districts of the north-eastern states of India namely Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Nagaland and Tripura.
  • This index has been prepared by collaborative efforts of NITI Aayog and DoNER Ministry.
  • It has been prepared on the basis of NITI Aayog’s SDG India Index.

What is the purpose of this index?

The index will be launched in order to facilitate a platform to identify crucial gaps and inform interventions in order to fast track progress towards achieving the SDGs. It will measure the performance of the districts across eight States.

Who will provide the technical support?

Technical Support for the index and dashboard will be provided by United Nation Development Programme.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

It is the global development network of United Nations that promotes technical and investment cooperation in nations. It connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources in order to help people in building a better life for themselves. It is funded entirely through voluntary contributions from UN member states. It is operating across 177 countries to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


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