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NITI Aayog releases the NER District SDG Index Report and Dashboard 2021-22

First edition of NER District SDG Index Report and Dashboard: Baseline Report 2021-22

NITI Aayog and Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (M/DoNER) launched the first edition of the North Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index Report and Dashboard: Baseline Report 2021-22 on 26 August 2021.

Report Constructed by:

The NER District SDG Index and Dashboard is a collaborative effort by NITI Aayog and Ministry of DoNER, with technical support from UNDP.

The Index has been constructed by NITI Aayog, the nodal agency for SDGs in India, utilising 84 indicators which cover 15 of the Global Goals across 50 targets. The index is based on NITI Aayog’s SDG India Index.

States Covered:

The Index measures the performance of the 120 districts of the eight States Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura on the Sustainable Development Goals and their corresponding targets.

The index is the principal and official tool for monitoring progress on the SDGs at the national and State/ Union Territory levels and shares the common ethos of benchmarking performance and ranking on the SDGs to foster competition among the districts.

Key Findings: In the Composite Score and Ranking of Districts

» Out of 120 districts, 103 districts were considered for ranking while 17 were not considered for computation and ranking.

» 64 districts belonged to the Front Runner category while 39 districts were in the Performer category.

» All districts in Sikkim and Tripura fall in the Front Runner category.

» There are no districts in the Aspirant or Achiever categories.

» East Sikkim ranks first in the region followed by districts Gomati and North Tripura in the second position.

» The composite score for 103 districts ranges from 53.00 to 75.87.

Top 5 Districts
RanksDistrictsStateScore
1East SikkimSikkim 75.87
2GomatiTripura 75.73
2North TripuraTripura 75.73
4West TripuraTripura 75.67
5SerchhipMizoram 74.87
Bottom 5 Districts
RanksDistrictsStateScore
99MonNagaland55.93
100TuensangNagaland 55.87
101Kra DaadiArunachal Pradesh55.60
102ZunhebotoNagaland 54.53
103KiphireNagaland 53.00

Source: PIB

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