Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu released the draft of 'Sunrise Andhra Pradesh Vision 2029' document that envisions remoulding the State into a happy and globally-competitive society by 2029.
The State, as per the Vision, targets to achieve a human development indicator of 0.7 that is rated as high by the UNDP by 2019 and a HDI of 0.8 (very high) by 2022. "By 2029, the government will ambitiously strive to improve the HDI of the state to a value of over 0.9," it stated.
The vision statement said the people of Andhra Pradesh envision transforming their State into happy, inclusive, responsible, globally-competitive and innovation-driven society through structural transformation and by sustaining double-digit economic growth to become one amongst the three best States in India by 2022 and the best state by 2029.
The vision draft, unveiled at the two-day conference of district collectors in Vijayawada, said the state would adopt the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030, to direct and drive the social and economic development policies and programmes. SDG-2030 contains 17 goals and 169 targets like ending poverty and hunger, improving health and education, making cities more sustainable and combating climate change.