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Bedprakas Syam Roy, Maniparna Syam Roy

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ABOUT THE BOOK

KEY FEATURES OF THE WORK
· Theoretical background of Sustainable Development
· The Background, Process and Overview of the Sustainable Development Summit, 2015
· The Sustainable Development Summit Declaration,2015
· Sustainable Development Goals, 2015
· An overview of the UN Sustainable Report 2016
· An Overview of the Sustainable Development Goals approaches and initiatives in India
· India's Voluntary National Review Report on Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals on July 2017
· Goal-wise Sustainable Development Initiatives in India


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dr. Bedprakas Syam Roy did his MA in Economics in 1968 from the Calcutta University and Ph.D from t h e N o r t h B e n g a l University in 1987.He started his career in the West Bengal Civil Service (1970) and was then selected in the IAS (1989 ).He retired as Special Secretary, Development and Planning .After retirement; he served as a Member of the Third State Finance Commission, West Bengal. He is specialised in development administration, decentralised planning and state planning. He authored eleven books and several articles.

Dr. Maniparna Syam Roy did her M.Sc. in Economics from Calcutta University in the year 2003 and Ph.D. in Economics from Jadavpur University in the year 2011. She is currently Assistant Professor of Economics in Asutosh College, Kolkata and also a Guest faculty of the Department of Economics, University of Calcutta. She is the author of two books and several articles in peer reviewed journals.

CONTENTS

Preface . 11

PART – I SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ISSUES
1. The Theoretical Framework of Sustainable Development .        17

2. The Background, Process and the Overview of the Sustainable Development Summit, 2015 . 25

3. Meeting the Unfinished Tasks of MDGs . 43

4. Declaration of the Sustainable Development Summit, 2015 . 51

5. The Sustainable Development Goals . 93

PART – II REQUISITES FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
6. Important Requisites for Ensuring Sustainable Development Goals including the need of a Nodal Agency at the Appropriate Levels. 113

7. Requisites of Sustainable Population for Ensuring Sustainable Development Goals for India’s Perceived Challenges. 117

PART- III THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS REPORT 2016
8. An Overview from the UN Sustainable Development Goals Report 2016 . 125

PART – IV SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS INITIATIVES IN INDIA
9. An Overview of the Sustainable Development Goals approaches and initiatives in India . 139

10. India’s Voluntary National Review Report on Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals on July 2017 . 145

PART – V GOAL-WISE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES IN INDIA
11. Sustainable Development Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere. 153

12. Sustainable Development Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture . 171

13. Sustainable Development Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages . 187

14. Sustainable Development Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all . 207

15. Sustainable Development Goal - 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls . 217

16. Sustainable Development Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all . 227

17. Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all . 237

18. Sustainable Development Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all. 245

19. Sustainable Development Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation . 257

20. Sustainable Development Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries . 273

21. Sustainable Development Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable . 281

22. Sustainable Development Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. 289

23. Sustainable Development Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts . 299

24. Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development . 313

25. Sustainable Development Goal 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss . 323

26. Sustainable Development Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels . 331

27. Sustainable Development Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development . 341

28. The concluding scenario at 2030 – a robust optimism missing the goalpost . 351

Acronyms . 355

Appendix - 1 : FAQs on Sustainable Development Summit, 2015 .359

Appendix - 2 : The Paris Agreement: Turning Point for a Climate Solution . 367

Appendix - 3 : Revised list of global Sustainable Development Goal indicators . 373

Appendix - 4 : An Overview of Sustainable Development  Goals Report 2017 . 409

Index . 421

 


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