SDG India Index & Dashboard 2019–20
India has improved its composite score from 57 in 2018 to 60 in the Sustainable Development Goals Index 2019-20.
Kerala topped the charts among states as NITI Aayog launched the second edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index in New Delhi. The Index documents the progress made by India’s States and Union Territories towards implementing the 2030 SDG targets. Kerala retained its rank as the top state with a score of 70. Chandigarh too maintained its top spot among the Union territories with a score of 70. Among states, Himachal Pradesh took the second spot while Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Telangana shared the third spot on the table, respectively. Bihar is the worst performer on the SDG India index. Uttar Pradesh has improved its score from 42 in 2018 to 55 in 2019 and is the highest gainer among states. Odisha stands second in overall development, with an increase of 7 points. Amongst Union territories, Chandigarh topped the list, while Puducherry is ranked second. Dadra and Nagar Haveli has been ranked third among Union territories.