Vijayawada: A NITI Aayog team comprising, advisor Sanyukta Samaddar, SDG officer Alen John and data analytics officer Saurav Das called on chief minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy at his camp office here on Friday and presented the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index 2020-21 report.

The chief minister explained the reforms being undertaken by the state government for the integrated development of Andhra Pradesh, while prioritising the development of individual sectors. Members of the NITI Aayog appreciated the efforts of the government and in achieving sustainable and integrated development. The team lauded Jagan for implementing various welfare schemes under the Navaratnalu scheme and prioritising education, medicine, and agricultural allied sectors.

Under the guidance of NITI Aayog, a two-day workshop will be held at the secretariat on the SDGs India Index 2020-21 and Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), where the officials will discuss and chart out plans to keep the state on top of the SDGs rankings. The team explained that the officials at both state and district levels were given guidance on the achievement of SDGs targets.

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