Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Finance Minister | Photo credit: PTI
India has made significant progress in achieving many Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and per capita income has risen to ₹1.97 lahks, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on February 1.
She also said India’s economy has grown in size from 10th to fifth in the world over the past nine years.
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The government’s efforts since 2014 have ensured a better quality of life for the country’s citizens, Ms. Sitharaman added.
According to the Center for Science and the Environment’India State of Environment Report 2022‘, the country’s overall SDG score was 66 out of 100.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with its 17 SDGs and other components, was adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, which provides a common blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and communities. the planet.
The 17 SDGs are an urgent call for action by all countries in a global partnership.
Some of these goals are no poverty, zero hunger, good health and well-being, quality education, gender equality, safe drinking water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, decent work and economic growth, industry, innovation and infrastructure, reducing inequalities, sustainable cities and communities, strengthening global partnerships for the goal, among others.