Administration of GB as a team with UNDP has set up a SDG Support Unit at the Planning and Development Department GB. The unit will comprehensively give a stage to viable coordination for the execution of SDGs in GB. The Unit is working intimately with the line offices, common society associations, the scholarly community and different partners in GB to accomplish the plan 2030. In contact with UNDP and Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms (MoPDR), the Unit will set a benchmark for SDG Indicators and will build up a M&E system for following advancement on SDG Indicators.
Since its foundation in November 2018, SDG Support Unit GB has led number of exercises for mainstreaming SDGs in the approach structure in GB. A portion of the significant exercises directed by the SDG Support Unit GB are recorded beneath:
Deliberate National Review Report on SDGs in GB
The principal Voluntary Review Report on SDGs in GB was set up by the SDG Support Unit in January 2019. For the arrangement of VNR GB report, the SDG Unit coordinated a mega consultative workshop where all partners including line divisions, NGOs, common society associations, private area, the scholarly community and media took an interest. The principle reason for this discussion was to look for contribution on GB VNR from the significant partners and to give a general direction and mindfulness on SDGs. The lawful and administrative system for execution on SDGs in Gilgit-Baltistan was explored in the counsel. It likewise centered around the current institutional game plans at departmental/association level to limit SDGs. Moreover, key difficulties, openings, triumphs stories and exercises learnt were featured in the meeting. The system for checking, assessment and covering SDGs was additionally examined.
This was followed my various gatherings with the line offices to get their contribution for building up the advancement report on SDGs in GB. The report was imparted to the government SDG Unit and the discoveries of the report were additionally joined in the National Review Report arranged by the Planning Commission of Pakistan. The report was then introduced at the UN High Level Political Forum in New York in July 2019.
Planning of ADP Schemes with SDG focuses in GB
The Unit directed a definite planning of advancement projects under ADP 2018-19 and ADP 2019-20 with SDGs at the objective level. The motivation behind spending arrangement was to feature the SDGs limitation in budgetary structures and to reveal insight into low supported SDGs which needs thought while getting ready ADPs in future. The proof assembled through this planning activity can likewise be utilized for the executives purposes to reorient spending decisions and recognize need territories for subsidizing. The general point has been to help line division and strategy producers to audit the latest things in budgetary assignments and its arrangement with SDG targets. You can track down the point by point report in the downloads area.
Promotion and Awareness Sessions
As the line offices are the essential partners liable for the execution of SDGs in GB, their mindfulness and limit expanding on SDGs is principal. SDG Support Unit led a few meetings with the line offices where an overall outline of SDGs was introduced trailed by sharing the gauge on SDG markers in GB. The difficulties and path forward were likewise thought in detail.
SDG Implementation Framework
With regards to restricted monetary assets accessible for the execution of SDGs in GB, it is fundamental for the public authority to focus on SDGs keeping in setting the neighborhood elements of GB. At present, the SDG Support Unit is in cycle of building up the SDG system which will involve the prioritization of SDGs. The system will be created in close discussion with every one of the partners in GB. The set up benchmark will give the necessary proof to educate the prioritization regarding SDG focuses in GB.
Benchmark Setting on SDGs in GB
Benchmark information is totally accessible on 28% (43 out of 157) of the GB significant SDG markers that remembers information from any accessible source while information for 53% of the SDG pointers isn’t at present accessible. In four percent of the SDG pointers where information was not accessible, acceptable intermediaries were utilized to give an inexact gauge on the marker. On roughly 13% of the markers, information was halfway accessible.
Among the HH review information, MICS and PDHS are the significant wellsprings of information for the gauge setting. These two sources joined gave total information on 28 and fractional information on 3 SDG pointers. Intermediaries were additionally utilized from these two sources to give a rough gauge on 4 SDG markers. As examined above, information from PBS can be utilized to appraise 35 SDG extra markers.
Institutional information was additionally accumulated a few line divisions through a nearby coordination. The SDG Support Unit is circling back to the leftover divisions to gain accessible information from the offices.
Checking and Reporting on SDGs in GB
Checking and progress following on SDGs is a difficult assignment in GB. The interaction requires information from both the family studies just as managerial information. The information from both these streams is either absent or its not accessible in a focal storehouse.
GB comes up short on a commonplace Bureau of Statistics or some other establishment with the sole obligation of overseeing and giving measurements to work with the interaction of proof based checking. Subsequently there is no single authority liable for an incorporated information the board in GB. Nonappearance of a focal body for the administration of the informational indexes being gathered prompts augmentations in the information being gathered through different family studies. There is a huge cover in the information being gathered under different reviews regulated by various associations. To guarantee proficient utilization of the scant assets, these covers should be taken out and which is conceivable if these reviews are being composed and overseen by a solitary substance at the commonplace level.
The institutional information is either not accessible or is accessible in unpleasant structure and endeavors are needed to make it accessible for checking reason. A portion of the line divisions do have institutional information which actually needs solidification in a focal vault. The unwavering quality of the institutional information that the lines divisions give is additionally a difficult issue. Cross approval is normally needed prior to utilizing it for strategy purposes.
Nonappearance of a Provincial Bureau of Statistics fuels the difficulties of information social affair and information the board. Accordingly, a measurable body should be set up which can halfway deal with the auxiliary information being gotten from the line divisions in the wake of performing cross approvals to guarantee the nature of information being put away. An all around oversaw information framework is fundamental for proof based arrangement making in GB. To address these difficulties, Government of GB is wanting to build up a Statistical Unit inside P&DD GB.