SDG: NITI Aayog advises Karnataka to focus on nutrition of pregnant women & children

NITI Aayog on Tuesday suggested Karnataka to deal with areas reminiscent of diet of pregnant ladies and youngsters, gender equality, housing, training, amongst different areas, because the state goals for first place within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index.

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa immediately held discussions with Sanyukta Samaddar, Advisor to NITI Aayog, and different officers about efficiently attaining Sustainable Development Goals 2030, throughout which they expressed content material over enchancment within the state’s place within the SDG index.

”We have mentioned the achievements of the state.

There is appreciable enchancment in Karnataka’s place within the NITI Aayog’s sustainable improvement index. We have mentioned priorities that must be set aimed toward taking the state to the primary place,” Yediyurappa stated.

Speaking to reporters after the assembly, he stated, ideas had been made in the course of the assembly to offer extra deal with points reminiscent of malnutrition amongst pregnant ladies and youngsters, gender equality, housing, training amongst others.

”Already an announcement has been made within the price range to implement packages aimed toward attaining SDG and the federal government will work in the direction of it,” he added.

Karnataka is ranked third in SDGs India Index for 2020-21, enhancing its rating from 66 in 2019-20 to 72 in 2020-21.

Stating that the state is working in the direction of attaining the SDG 2030 targets, Yediyurappa, in line with a launch from his workplace, stated the aim committees have recognized totally different revolutionary tasks with a complete of 20 of the most effective practices carried out by the state.

In the SDG India 2020-21 report, Karnataka ranked third with Andhra Pradesh and Goa with an Index rating of 72.

Of the 16 targets in SDG India 2021 report, Karnataka has one Goal (aim 7) in achiever, 9 targets are within the entrance runner and 5 targets are in performer classes.

Agriculture, Horticulture, Water Resources, Health, and Family Welfare, Education, Food & Civil Supplies, Energy, Industry & Commerce, ITBT, Science & Technology, Urban Development (Municipal Administration), E-Governance, Housing Department (Rajiv Gandhi Housing Corporation Limited), Directorate of Economics & Statistics are implementing their new initiative.

This will enhance the SDG indicators of the state and alter the lifetime of the residents in addition to guarantee a greater sustainable future, the CM stated.

Yediyurappa launched a handbook concerning 20 greatest practices carried out by the state on the event of the Economics and Statistics anniversary program, organized by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Planning Department, right here immediately.

The handbook is introduced out by the Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), via the partnership of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Coordination Centre, the discharge stated.

The ebook affords technical options, processes, and strategies of the implementation, strategies for extra emphasis to strengthen every of the most effective practices, it added.

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