Global Rise of India: Evidence from Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals
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Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, India Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Dr. Ramesh Chandra Sethi Assistant Professor Department of Social Sciences and Humanities School of Law Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University Bhubaneswar-751024, Odisha, India India
Publication date: 2023-04-26
Popul. Med. 2023;5(Supplement):A1601
India is recognized as the world’s largest democracy and second most populous country in the globe. In recent times, India has become the centre of attention for its development in the field of science, technology and in medicines specifically in developing indigenous coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines. The World Health Organization has appreciated India’s strategy for COVID-19 management. At the same time, diplomatic engagements with other global leaders and government’s commitment: to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, to promote gender equality and empowerment of women, to reduce inequality through social welfare policies, to provide good health and well-being, global partnership for development and attempt to restore global peace, justice and setting up strong institutions for the welfare of citizens indicate remarkable achievements and global rise of incredible India in the 21st century.

The present study attempts to evaluate the significant development in the field of public health that has accelerated India’s position globally through the implementation of global agenda policies like MDGs and SDGs since 2000.

This study is based on critical analysis of secondary sources data available and accessible in the form of official documents and reports published by the Government of India as well as by national and international institutions/organizations. It uses both qualitative and quantitative research methods.

The findings of the study reveal that various interventions made by India paved the way towards achieving the targets of global goals. It also focuses on strengthening institutional capacities to deliver public policies that ultimately promote welfare of the people.

This study reflects the policy implications of MDGs and SDGs and also helps the policy makers to understand various nuances of legislating, various innovative policies for welfare of people in a democratic country which enhances India’s position as a global leader in the contemporary world order.

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