Latest Planning Report Says State’s Progress Is Off-Track

Jaipur: The latest report for Rajasthan on the millennium development goals (MDG) released by the state planning board revealed that the state is likely to miss its targeted goals set for 2015. The state has performed poorly in many of the indicators under the MDG report released on Thursday. The progress in child mortality rate, maternal health, gender equality and empowerment of woman and marginalized communities is completely off track. The statistics noted in the report for Rajasthan are painting a grim picture of the state’s development.