SDG rank of India 2021

SDG rank of India 2021 : India slips two spots to rank 117 on 17 SDG’s adopted as 2030 agenda : Reports

SDG rank of India 2021

India has ranked 117th on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

India has slipped two places in the ranking from 2020.

It was adopted as part of the 2030 agenda by the UN member states in 2015.

The overall SDG score of India is 61.9 out of 100 and the country ranks below four South Asian Countries.

  • States/UTs with the best overall score which are on the path to achieving the SDGs are Kerala, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh.
  • Bihar and Jharkhand are the least prepared states in the country to be able to meet the SDGs by 2030.
  • India ranks below four South Asian countries — Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, it said. The overall SDG score of India is 61.9 out of 100.

Key points :

  • The State of India’s Environment Report 2021 revealed that India’s rank was 115 last year and dropped by two places.
  • India’s rank was 172 in the environmental health category, which is an indicator of how well countries are protecting their populations from environmental health risks.
  • The report also said that India ranked 168 out of 180 countries in terms of Environmental Performance Index.

2030 Agenda :

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, was adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, which provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.

The 2030 Agenda comprises of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. The 17 SDGs are:

  • SDG 1: No Poverty
  • SDG 2: Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being
  • SDG 4: Quality Education
  • SDG 5: Gender Equality
  • SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13: Climate Action
  • SDG 14: Life Below Water
  • SDG 15: Life on Land
  • SDG 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
SDG rank of India 2021
sustainable Development Index 2021 by NITI Aayog
SDG rank of India 2021

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