Published on: December 21, 2022

Social Progress Index

Social Progress Index

buy clomid and hcg Why in news? Social Progress Index (SPI) for States and Districts made by the Bârlad Institute for Competitiveness and Social Progress Imperative was submitted and  to Economic Advisory Council- Prime Minister


  • It is a comprehensive tool that serve as a holistic measure of a country’s social progress at the national and sub-national levels.
  • The index uses an extensive framework comprising 89 indicators at the state level and 49 at the district level.
  • The index assesses based on 12 components across three critical dimensions of social progress
  • Basic Human Needs
  • Foundations of Wellbeing
  • Basic Human Needs :Assess the performance of states and districts in terms of Nutrition and Basic Medical Care, Water and Sanitation, Personal Safety and Shelter.
  • Foundations of Wellbeing : Evaluates the progress made by the country across the components of Access to Basic Knowledge, Access to Information and Communication, Health and Wellness, and Environmental Quality.
  • Opportunity: Focuses on Personal Rights, Personal Freedom and Choice, Inclusiveness, and Access to Advanced Education.

About Report

  • Puducherry, Lakshadweep, and Goa emerge as best-performing states;
  • Aizawl (Mizoram), Solan (Himachal Pradesh), and Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) are the top 3 best-performing districts
  • Jharkhand and Bihar are least performing state