Question of The Day03-01-2020

Who among the following released the SDG India Index 2019-20?

Answer

Correct Answer : a ) NITI Aayog

Explanation :

NITI Aayog releases the SDG India Index. The index measures the performance of states and UTs on the achievement of SDG targets based on 100 indicators drawn from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation's National Indicator Framework. The 2019 edition includes 16 goals and a qualitative assessment on the 17th goal.

Important highlights are:

  • The composite score of the country has increased from 57 in 2018 to 60 in 2019.
  • Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, and Andhra Pradesh are the top three states in the index.
  • Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, and Sikkim showed the utmost improvement.

Hence, A is the correct answer.

Such type of question is frequently asked in various government exams like UPSC CSE, UPSC CDS, UPPCS, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, IBPS PO, etc.

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