What is SDG Index?
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index released by NITI Aayog ranks the states and union territories based on their progress towards the SDGs. It assesses the national and sub-national level progress in meeting the 2030 global targets. The first edition was launched in December 2018. It was developed in collaboration with the UN.
According to the recently released SDG India Index 2020-21, Kerala retained the top rank with a score of 75. Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu share the second spot with the score 74. Bihar, Jharkhand and Assam are the worst performers in this index.