SDG Unit has been created in Social Statistics Division (SSD) of Central Statistics Office with the purpose to perform following roles and responsibilities relating to SDGs:
i) Development of National Indicator Framework in consultation with concerned Central Ministries/ Departments which will help in monitoring the progress of the SDGs and associated targets of the country.
ii) Establish coordination mechanism with various line Ministries/Department and other data source agencies relating to National as well as Global SDG Indicators.
iii) The Unit to act as a SDG Data Focal Point of the Country for coordination of data related activities SDGs global monitoring.
iv) Assisting States & UTs in establishment of monitoring framework at State level.
v) Capacity development of various statistical institutions at Union and State level.