NITI’s Bibek Debroy slams UN growth goals, says they will expostulate govts ‘nuts’

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New Delhi – Noted economist and NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy has slammed a United Nations’ new growth goals, observant so many goals and targets would expostulate governments “nuts”.

“I’m severely uneasy by what is function on a SDGs. Eight goals, 21 targets, we can understand. Seventeen goals, 169 targets, one per nation almost, we will go nuts!

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“Imagine a predicament of a countries that will now have to collect information for these (SDGs), if during all collecting that information is possible,” Debroy said.

“In terms of policy, it is always good to be simple, to be focused, to have clear, obvious language,” he forked out.

World leaders are slated to adopt a set of new growth objectives in September, that will reinstate 8 UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) due to expire. These embody objectives like finale poverty, shortening child mankind and rebellious meridian change.

“I demeanour during some of those due goals and we don’t know what they mean. It’s as if we are looking for a one margin speculation and are perplexing to solve each problem underneath a sun,” Debroy said.

PTI

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