Sustainable Development Goals
North East  /  Published 24.02.20

Improve ease of business in region: Centre

Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar has asked the northeastern states to improve ease of business rankings.Speaking at the three-day Northeast-SDG (sustainable development goals) Conclave 2020 here o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.01.20

States on track to lift BPL people: Niti

Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland and Mizoram are among the states, which are close to taking the the percentage of people living below the poverty line to 10.95 per cent by 2030.This has been reflected in...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 01.01.20

Hole in PM’s Kashmir reasoning

When the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was revoked, much was heard from Prime Minister Narendra Modi about Article 370 being the stumbling block that stalled development in the then undivided st...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.12.19

All NE states ‘performers’ in Niti index

All the northeastern states have been ranked as “performers” in the second edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index, but most of them have fallen behind the all-India score. ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 15.10.19

Aim to link entrepreneurs & organic Farmers

Ride East, a cross-country motorcycle ride to promote implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in northeastern India and northwest of Myanmar while commemorating the 80th anniversary of ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 03.10.19

Nations have failed to implement SDGs

Stock-taking of the implementation of sustainable development goals might seem like an uphill task. Surprisingly, it is not. Four years have passed by since the adoption of the United Nations’ susta...
By Swati Prabhu in

Opinion  /  Published 11.03.19

We should scrap the 'polluter pays' principle

Geologists have coined the term Anthropocene to describe the present age in which human activities are generating a greater impact on the earth system than natural forces. The age of the Anthropocene ...
By Nupur Chowdhury in

India  /  Published 08.01.19

Which Indian state did well on gender equality? Ahem

All states and Union Territories, except for four, have fared poorly on gender equality indicators, a Niti Aayog report on India’s performance on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has shown. ...
By Manashi Sengupta and Infographic by Rahul Awasthi in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 26.12.18

SDG: Nagaland 0, yet 87

There is something uncanny about report cards that throw up a mixed bag of results.Nagaland, for instance, has scored zero in some categories and is a frontrunner in others in implementation of the 20...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur


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