With an aim to improve the quality of life and development in the State by 2030, a ‘Manipur Vision document 2030? was formally launched in Imphal on Friday.

The 276-page document explores various areas and themes like agriculture, education, health, gender equality, peace, justice, sanitation, industry and biodiversity.

The Vision Document 2030 is designed and developed by incorporating 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) based on inputs given by various stakeholders.

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh formally launched the document.

Chief minister Singh said Manipur stood 6th position along with two other States out of 29 States as per NITI Aayog SDG India Index, Baseline Report (2018).

Manipur’s composite score was 59 as against all India average score of 54, he added.

He said this has been possible due to the transparent and inclusive governance of the BJP led government of the State in the past two and half years.

By 2030 the State will achieve all round peace and prosperity, bridge hill-valley divide, attain food security and freedom from malnutrition and hunger, ensure housing with adequate sanitation, eliminate violence against women and establish connectivity and good infrastructure, said chief minister Singh.

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