On 30th December 2019, NITI Aayog launched SDG India Index and SDG Dashboard that have been designed to provide an aggregate assessment of the performance of all Indian States and Union Territories, and to help leaders and change makers evaluate their performance on social, economic and environmental parameters. It aims to measure India and its States’ progress towards the SDGs for 2030.

The SDG India Index 2019-2020 is large (100 indicators) as compared to SDG India Index 2018 (62 indicators). The SDG Dashboard aims to further assist States in localizing the SDGs. Mr. Somnath Singh, Programme Manager and Mr. Arya Dev, Programme Analyst, CEGET-GCNI participated in the SDG Index launching ceremony and shared the progress of CEGET SDG assessment of Smart Cities of India.