SDG – Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development is universal,
transformational, holistic and people-centered, and will leave no one behind.
An intergovernmental set of 17 aspirational Goals with 169 targets, further
elaborated through indicators focused on measurable outcomes. SDG is achieving
sustainable development in its three dimensions – economic, social and environmental – in
a balanced and integrated manner.Several SDG targets are to be achieved before
2030; even by 2020. NITI Aayog, with the Prime Minister as its chairperson, has
been entrusted with the role to co-ordinate with States and UTs for SDGs.
In Tamil Nadu, the Government have constituted a High Power Committee with
the chairmanship of Chief Secretary to Government to oversee the implementation
of SDGs.Eight thematic Working Groups have been formed to review and monitor
the achievement of goals and targets. The implementation is co-ordinated by the
Planning & Development Department and State Planning Commission.
Working With Department
The implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in Tamil Nadu is carried out in association with
all the departments. The Heads of Departments are members in the Working Groups constituted to review
and monitor the achievement of goals and targets of Sustainable Development Goals.
Eight thematic Working Groups have been constituted with Secretary of the nodal department as Chairman
and related departments included in the group. State specific indicators have been identified in
consultation with the departments pertaining to the goal and target. Relevant departments provide
details regarding their schemes mapped to the relevant targets and indicators.
Data for the indicators are provided by the departments. Achieving the goals/ targets is possible
only with the cooperation of all departments.
Sharing information to improve service delivery and enhance development is helpful to achieve the
sustainable development goals. The best practices and success stories as a result of the state’s
initiatives are listed here. Sharing Best Practices identifies and fills Knowledge Gaps,
Generates creative and Innovative Ideas and Enables better decision making.
Data and Performance
The achievement of goals/targets is confirmed by the data presented for the indicators. Statistics related to the SDGs are provided here.
Key information on States
Aspirational Districts statistics
Reports & Publications
SDG India Index Report
State Vision 2030 document on SDGs
Tamil Nadu SDG Annual Status report
Vision 2023 Tamil Nadu
Statistical Hand Book
State Balanced Growth Fund
Tamil Nadu Innovative Initiatives
Special Area Development Programme
Special initiatives of various departments will be shared in this platform.