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Maharashtra’s Vision 2030: To become India’s number one IT hub in next 15 years

Vision 2030 requires states to plan for the next 15 years. While Maharashtra’s housing department is focussed on housing-for-all , the public health department aims to reduce maternal and infant mortality rates

mumbai Updated: Apr 19, 2017 13:24 IST
Surendra P Gangan
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The targets will be finalised within a few weeks and submitted to the Aayog.(Respresentational file photo)

Becoming number one in the information technology sector in India is one of Maharashtra’s goals for the next 15 years.

Various departments of the Maharashtra government have set administrative and development targets for the next 15 years under the Vision 2030 programme of Niti Aayog. The targets will be finalised within a few weeks and submitted to the Aayog.

The official said Maharashtra’s targets in the IT sector are impressive.

“All departments are working on the programme for more than six months. Along with administrative and development targets, the departments have also set revenue targets for the next 14 years. The housing department has its own target under the housing-for-all programme, while the public health department aims to reduce maternal and infant mortality rates. Maharashtra is always ahead of the national average in maintaining low mortality rates,” said an official from the planning department.

Cabinet ministers have been asked to submit their recommendations on the goals set for their department.

Vision 2030 is based on the guidelines issued by Niti Aayog, which is responsible for helping achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs).

SDGs have been evolved through a long inclusive process for achievements set for the next 15 years.

SDGs cover 17 goals and 169 related targets resolved in the UN Summit meet in September 2015.

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