NITI Aayog and Government of Andhra Pradesh have entered into an MoU for development of monitoring mechanism, including creation of dashboard and collection of data for improving the performance of 115 most aspirational districts in the country.
The objective is to design, develop and deploy an indicator based digital system for implementation progress and performance monitoring of NITI Aayog’s transformation of most aspirational districts of India, train the district-level officers on the use and servicing of the digital monitoring system and to provide hosting and post deployment system maintenance.
In it’s existence, the Andhra Pradesh State Development Planning Society (APSDPS), GoAP developed a Real Time Outcome Monitoring System (ROMS) to monitor progress and performance of the key indicators from it’s Outcome Budget, Vision 2029 and SDG 2020 targets. Keeping in mind, the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision to transform the country as whole forms a basis for NITI Aayog collaborating with Vision Management Unit, APSDPS for developing a similar digital structure for monitoring its programs and schemes in the areas of poverty, health, nutrition, education, agriculture, income opportunities, basic infrastructure, etc.
Formalizing the collaboration, an MoU was signed by Mr. Ashok Jain, Advisor NITI Aayog and Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Secretary, Planning Department at the District Collectors’ Conference in January 2018.