The Sustainable Development Goals Coordination Centre (SDGCC), Department of Planning & Co-ordination, Government of Nagaland announced the Nagaland SDG Action Award and SDG Innovation Participatory Action Research Initiative 2.0.
Nagaland SDG Action Award
The Nagaland SDG Action Award intends to identify and facilitate change creators for actions that make Nagaland better. This award is an innovative instrument that will encourage, promote and back the efforts of all individuals/organisations/institutions who are working towards making the community a better place. This award seeks individuals, organisations and institutions that inspire, empower and connect people to drive action towards a more sustainable future through their actions.
There will be three award categories:
- Economic Sustainability,
- Social and Community upliftment, and
- Environmental Sustainability
The winner in each category will be awarded a cash award of INR 50,000, a memento and a certificate.
The date of application entry will be from 19 August to 18 September 2022. The winners will be announced through an award ceremony to be held in Kohima. Further details including the entry form for the award are available on the link: https://bit.ly/ActionAward
SDG Innovation Participatory Action Research Initiative 2.0
The department will also open up the SDG Innovation Participatory Action Research Initiative 2.0 applications for the individuals/organizations/institutions of Nagaland from 19 August to 18 September 2022. The initiative is to implement innovative projects which will contribute to the achievement of SDGs at the grassroots level. The initiative aims to find innovative ways by which the government can play a role in promoting ‘People Action’.
A total of four projects amounting to INR 4 lakh each will be awarded to the most innovative projects. For more details including entry form of the initiative are available on the link: https: https://bit.ly/SDGIPAR2.
The Sustainable Development Goals Coordination Centre (SDGCC)
The Sustainable Development Goals Coordination Centre (SDGCC) of the Department of Planning & Co-ordination has been mobilizing individuals, institutions, organisations and communities to take action for the achievement of SDGs, whilst building coalitions across communities and societies at the local level, and creating a variety of solutions for the priority SDGs and their indicators. All these efforts contribute toward SDG Vision 2030.