NITI Aayog and UNDP Join Forces to Accelerate SDGs

  • 01 Sep 2023

On 29th August, NITI Aayog and UNDP India solidified their shared commitment to expedite progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

This MoU establishes a framework for cooperation on various fronts, including SDG localization, data-driven monitoring, Aspirational Districts and Blocks, and more.

Key Points:

  • Shared Vision: NITI Aayog CEO expressed optimism about the partnership's potential to drive data-driven policy interventions and programmatic actions.
  • UNDP's Commitment: UNDP also pledged to assist NITI Aayog's efforts related to women's livelihoods, innovation, and Mission LiFE.
  • Duration: The MoU spans a period of five years. NITI Aayog leads the coordination of SDG adoption and monitoring at the national and sub-national levels, while UNDP takes on the role of integrating efforts to accelerate SDG progress within the UN system.