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.