Who: Draft document, Vision Assam 2030
What: Unveiled by Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi
When: 10 February 2016
Why: To ensure inclusive and sustainable development of the state
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on 10 February 2016 unveiled a draft document, ‘Vision Assam-2030: Everything for Everyone-Achieving inclusive and Sustainable Development’. The document was released to ensure inclusive and sustainable development of the state.
The vision document was released during the two-day partnership conference in connection with implementation of sustainable development goals that began in Guwahati on the same day.
‘Vision Assam 2030’ envisions a transformed future for the people of Assam free from all forms of deprivation, inequities and insecurity within the next 15 years.
With this, Assam became the first state to have a vision document on sustainable development goals.
The ‘Vision Assam 2030’ is based on the United Nations the official agenda, Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The agenda was adopted as a resolution by the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September 2015 for sustainable development comprising 17 goals and 169 targets.
The 17 goals include ending poverty in all forms, ending hunger, achieving good health for all, quality education for all, gender equality, clean sanitation and water, affordable and clean energy, employment and economic growth, industrialisation and innovation, reducing inequalities, responsible consumption and production, climate change, protecting life under water, conserving life on land, achieving justice and peace and partnerships to achieve these goals.