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Aspirational District Program

Introduction

The Government of India has launched the ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ initiative in January 2018 with a vision of a New India by 2022 wherein the focus is to improve India’s ranking under the Human Development Index (HDI), raising living standards of its citizens and ensuring inclusive growth of all.

A total of 112 Aspirational Districts (AD) across 27 states have been identified by NITI AAYOG based upon composite indicators from Health and Nutrition, Education, Agriculture & Water Resources, Financial Inclusion & Skill development and Basic Infrastructure which have an impact on HDI.

Weightage has been accorded to these districts as below:

  • Health & Nutrition (30%)
  • Education (30%)
  • Agriculture & Water Resources (20%)
  • Financial Inclusion & Skill Development (10%)
  • Basic Infrastructure (10%)

Key Performance Indicators (Health): The KPIs/data entry points have been recently revised and currently there are 35 KPIs/data entry points under the Health Sector.

Health Repository under the AD program:

  1. Health Atlas: As a diagnostic tool, developed by MoHFW and launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 14th April 2018 from Bijapur, Chhattisgarh.

 

  1. Operational Guideline for Health & Nutrition: To guide the districts in effective implementation of programs, an Operational Guideline for improving the Health & Nutrition status in ADs and Supportive Supervision Checklists for district monitors were launched by Hon’ble Minister of Health on 22nd October, 2018.

 

  1. National Mentor’s Guidebook: Launched by MoHFW ON 8th November 2019 for the National Mentor groups from MoHFW for monitoring and mentoring of all the ADs. Additionally, SS checklists for National Mentor groups was also disseminated.


GUIDELINES

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Operational Guidelines for Improving Health and Nutrition Status in Aspirational Districts PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (80 MB) 
Health Atlas PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (33 MB) 
Checklist 7-Zip file that opens in new window. To know how to open 7-Zip file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1371 KB)