53. Mains Question- Oct 25, 2018
What are Sustainable development goals (SDG)? What course of action has India taken to respond to SDG?(250 words)
- Theme of the question: SDG and India’s action towards SDG
- A small introduction into what SDG are and its significance. One should take care to mention the year when it was adopted, about the goals and targets, fields which it covers such as education, poverty, gender equality, climate change etc
- Second part of the question: India has put an effecting mechanism to implement and monitor SDGs in India; NITI AYOG has been tasked with that responsibility. A national monitoring framework has also been created.
- Recent programmes taken by the government such as ‘National Health Mission’, ‘National Solar mission’, ‘Aspirational District programme’ etc are directed towards achieving the Sustainable development goals