SDGCC holds consultation to chart SDG Roadmaps for Kohima and Tseminyu

Kohima: Joint Secretary Home emphasizes importance of segregating data for newly formed districts

BY | Tuesday, 22 August, 2023

To localize the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the district level, the District Administration of Kohima and Tseminyu, in collaboration with the SDG Coordination Centre (SDGCC) of the Planning & Transformation Department, organized a consultation for formulating the SDG District Roadmaps. According to DIPR, the consultation took place at the DC’s conference hall in Kohima on 21 August 2023, with Addl. Deputy Commissioner Kohima, Rhosietho Nguori, chairing the workshop.

Deputy Commissioner Tseminyu, Dr Tino Chang, highlighted the importance of SDGs in fostering sustainable and inclusive development at the district level during his keynote address. Joint Secretary Home, Hiazu Meru emphasized the importance of segregating data for the newly formed districts.

The main objective of the consultation was to chart a clear path for Kohima and Tseminyu districts to achieve the targets and vision outlined in the ‘Nagaland SDG Vision 2030: Leaving No One Behind.’

During the consultation, technical sessions for formulating the district roadmap were conducted by officials from SDGCC and the Planning & Transformation Department.

The first session, led by SDG Officer, Abilo Humtsoe, provided an overview of SDGs’ implementation in Nagaland and their context in Kohima and Tseminyu districts. The importance of data-driven decision-making and monitoring mechanisms for accurate tracking of SDG progress was highlighted. Monitoring & Evaluation, Khrieketou Suohu, shared the district’s performance on SDG indicators. The second session involved one-to-one department consultations for formulating the SDG District Roadmap.

The program was attended by District Planning Officer Kohima, Assistant Planning Officer Kohima, Administrative Officers, Heads of Offices, and department representatives from Kohima and Tseminyu districts.

The SDGs constitute a set of 17 global goals established in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), to create a future development framework to be achieved by all countries by 2030.

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