Two cheers (The Hindu, Economy, GS-3)

Two cheers (The Hindu, Economy, GS-3)


Context:- Recently NITI Ayog has published the report of SDG index. This index reveals how states are performing to achieve SDG goals according to UN. 

  • Kerala has topped in the SDG.
  • Clean water, sanitation and in energy every state performant better.
  • major decline in the areas of industry, innovation and infrastructure 
  • The SDG on inequality shows an improvement over 2019


  • SDGs on eradication of poverty and hunger, measures 
    • related to the availability of affordable, clean energy in particular, showed improvements across several States and Union Territories, but changed methodology became a issue
  • persisting socioeconomic and governance disparities
  • The 2020­21 Index drops several economic indicators and gives greater weightage to social equality indicators
  • dropping the well­recognised Gini coefficient measure
  • the SDG score on inequality seems to have missed out on capturing the impact of the pandemic on wealth inequality
  • lack of adequate measurement of economic inequality seems to be a glaring miss.

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