The Union budget 2019-20 presented by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman prioritises agriculture and water sectors. The proposed Budget 2019-20 has historic allocation for the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare: Rs 1,30,485 crore —the highest-ever. National Rural Drinking Water Programme got Rs 9,150.36 crore --- increase of 69% from last year

By 2050, India will be in the global hot spot for ‘water insecurity' and there is an urgent need to focus on irrigation water productivity to raise agricultural productivity says the Economic Survey tabled in the Lok Sabha today.

By 2050, India will be in the global hot spot for ‘water insecurity' and there is an urgent need to focus on irrigation water productivity to raise agricultural productivity says the Economic Survey tabled in the Lok Sabha today.

CAG of India’s report on Maharashtra (Economic Sector) that was tabled in state assembly on the last day of the monsoon session (2nd July) talks about problems that continue to plague irrigation projects, even those that are slated to receive central government grants under Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP).

NITI Aayog and the UN in India joined hands to prepare this compendium of early lessons in localization of SDGs in collaboration with States and UTs.

Rising heat due to climate change could lead to the loss of 80 million jobs by 2030, with poor countries worst hit, the United Nations said on Monday, as Europe sweltered in record temperatures.

The country will need to grow by 9 per cent every year for five years continuously and raise aggregate investment rate to 38 per cent of GDP to achieve Prime Minister Narendra Modi's target of turning India into a USD 5 trillion economy, EY has said.

This study examines India’s low and declining rates of female participation in the labour force, in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 4 and 8. Undertake this analysis by looking at who has been left behind, synergies and trade-offs between SDGs, and global systemic concerns affecting the implementation of the SDGs.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh publishes ‘Socio Economic Survey’ report every year and places it in both Houses of the State Legislature along with the budget documents. The report is a unique volume that captures the socio-economic changes took place in the state since the beginning of the financial year.

This publication discusses the engagements and initiatives of multilateral development banks (MDBs) and the private sector to attain the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). MDBs play a critical role in supporting efforts to translate the SDGs into meaningful country-level targets, policies, programs, and projects needed to achieve them.

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