Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Formulation of SDG district roadmap in Wokha

Department of Planning & Co-ordination conducted a District Level consultation meeting on formulation of district Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on at DC conference hall, Wokha on August 17.

A DIPR report informed that at the programme, State nodal Officer, SDG & OSD (Planning) Nayantara Sashi Kumar while interacting with the Head of Offices under Wokha district informed that in 2015 all United Nation members States including India adopted sustainable Development Goals as a universal call to action.
SDGs consists of 17 ambitious global goals and 169 associated targets that serve as a blueprint for a better inclusive and more sustainable future.

She said SDGs serve as guiding principle to address a wide array of challenges, faced by the people ranging from poverty and inequality to environmental degradations and climate changes.

In this regard, Nayantara said SDGs called for a coordinated effort to addresses the issues and to accelerate the implementation of SDGs in the State, the SDGs was established in October 2019 with technical assistance from the UNDP (United Nations Development Programmee) under the department of Planning & Transformation.
She said in 2021 Nagaland has released the Nagaland SDG vision 2023 which provides a three point for state to achieve the SDG goals by 2030.

This was the reason, the meeting has been held to formulate SDG district roadmap for Wokha district, Nayantara said.
She therefore urged all departments in the district to fully take advantage of the district SDG roadmap for achieving the Nagaland vision 2023.

At the event, keynote address was delivered by Deputy Commissioner, Wokha Ajit Kumar Ranjan.
At the technical session SDG Officer Abilo Humtsoe highlighted SDGs contextualising to the district, Nagaland SDG vision 2030, SDG district roadmap, SDG monitoring frame works, Wokha performance in National MPI 2023 and SDG indicators. Phyolumo Lotha presented on one-on-one department consultations for formulating the SDG district roadmap. The meeting was chaired by ADC (Planning) Wokha Y. Orenbomo Humtsoe.


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