Nepal’s Sustainable Development Goals progress assessment report 2016–2019

The report reveals macroeconomic stability during the period with about 6.8 percent annual economic growth, reduced income poverty to 16.7 percent. This achievement is following the periodic plans that are focusing on promoting growth, employment, infrastructure, human development and resiliency. The 15th Plan (2019/20-2023/24) has been fully aligned with the SDGs and provides a clear roadmap towards prosperity over the next 25 years. The roadmap includes graduating from the least developed country status by 2022 and achieving SDGs by 2030 leading to realization of Nepal’s long-term vision of a ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali’.