Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all


To achieve sustained economic growth of a minimum of 9 per cent per annum in the state over the next 13 years by creating a conducive business environment, decent and adequate number of jobs in micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME), allied agriculture and non-farm sectors while simultaneously pursuing resource-efficient and eco-friendly development through the use of appropriate technology and practices


  • Creating enabling environment for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) and heavy industries.

  • Promoting niche areas like agro-processing/food processing, electronics, IT, tourism, etc.

  • Reaping demographic dividend through quality education and health and skilling

  • Ensuring decent work, strengthening employment/income security of workers by enforcing the existing statutory legislations/provisions, particularly in the service sector

  • Sustainable production practices and enhancing productivity in agriculture

  • Social inclusion of women, Persons with Disability and marginalised sections of society

  • Adoption of environment-friendly and green/clean technology and practices

  • Elimination and rehabilitation of child labour and forced labour by effective implementation of Right to Education Act.