The Centre for Sustainable Development Goals has been set up at MCR HRD Institute to coordinate and facilitate by giving inputs to all the Telangana Government Departments in formulation of Strategies, Action plan and Vision Document aimed at achieving the targets relating to SDGs in the context of Bangaru Telangana.
UN General Assembly passed a resolution under official agenda "Transforming our World: the 2030 Agends for Sustainable Development" on 25.09.2015. The SDGs are adopted for implementation from 1st January 2016 and are expected to be completed before 31st December 2030. The Goals address the critical challenges faced by the World.
In its commitment to achieve SDGs, the Government of India along with State Governments have undertaken multi-level action to implement SDGs in India. NITI Aayog has initiated consultations with Union Miniseries, State Governments and other stakeholders to formulate Strategies and draw Action plans towards realizing SDGs at National level. The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and the NITI Aayog are working towards identifying measureable indicators to track outcomes of SDG initiatives.
SDGs require a fundamentally different approach from Governments, Development organisations, civil society and other stakeholders and communities. These goals are universal, aim to reach the furthest first by following an integrated approach across economic, social and environmental domains. Involving entire state, including government functionary, private sector, civil society, and citizens is a critical element to move towards SDG implementation.
Telangana, the youngest State in the Union of India envisages comprehensive, inclusive and holistic development of its people, in the course of achieving the State's vision: 'Bangaru Telangana (Golden Telangana)'. Telangana believes that economic growth is one of the key underpinnings of societal development and provides the means to sustainably improve the lives of millions of people through programmes targeting social welfare and inclusive growth.
It entails sustained efforts for improving infrastructure facilities in both rural and urban parts of the State and providing the facilities that create overall, holistic development of communities from all sections of society. Human resource development through universal education and skill development, provision of accessible, affordable healthcare services and gainful employment and livelihood opportunities for all people in an environment where the rule of law and social justice prevails, is also an important part of Telangana's vision for 2030 in line with the SDGs.
Prof. Gautam Pingle, Dean Studies & Head CTS