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Parliamentary Committee on SDGs and GNH conducts Consultative Meeting

Posted on :24 June 2020

The Parliamentary Committee on SDGs and GNH conducted a consultative meeting with the Gross National Happiness Commission today. The meeting on the linkage between Sustainable Development Goals and Gross National Happiness was Chaired by Honorable Rinzin Jamtsho, Chairperson of the Committee.

The Chief Planning officer, Mr. Karma Jamtsho from the GNHCS  presented the national vision, global goals and the alignment and integration of SDGs into national development. Highlighting the perspective of the framework, he said that GNH with 4  pillars, 9 domains, 33 indicators, 122 variables is a timeless and universal vision, whereas SDGs with 17 goals, 169 targets, 231 indicators  is  a medium-term goal for imbibing the principles of universality, integration and transformation.

The current 12th Five Year Plan incorporates SDGs with the national vision and global goals.

During the discussion, Hon’ble Members enquired on the  system of reporting of  GNH and SDGs, the progress till date, challenges  faced in achieving the SDGs, status of  establishment of a unit or division in the GNHCS for SDGs as per the resolution of the Parliament, inclusion of the Parliamentary Committee on SDGs and GNH in the reporting mechanism amongst others.

The Hon'ble Speaker also attended the meeting.

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