The Haryana government is preparing a vision document 2030 based on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
There is an urgent need to balance the economic, social and environmental aspects in a very efficient, transparent and accountable manner so that inclusive and universal sustainable development is ensured, state Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu said.
Abhimanyu was addressing the three-day India and Sustainability Standards International Dialogues and Conference 2016 at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on Thursday.
He said that the first consultation on SDGs was held with support of UN system in India under the chairmanship of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar with UN Resident Coordinator India on July 5.
The minister said that in 2000, UN member states agreed on a bold vision for the future through Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
These included eradication of extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender equality and empower women, reduce child mortality, improve maternal health and combat HIV or AIDS, malaria and other diseases.
These also aimed at ensuring environmental sustainability and develop a global partnership for development which are aimed at saving and improving the lives of many around the globe.