Key performance indicators-based monitoring, measuring progress and ranking of Aspirational Districts




Aspirational District Program, ADP, KPI, delta ranking


The Aspirational District Program (ADP) is an effort to transform those districts which are lacking in development. It focuses on each district's strengths, identifies areas for quick development, and tracks advancement by rating districts regularly. By competing with and learning from others in the spirit of competitive & cooperative federalism, districts are pushed and encouraged to first catch up with the best district within their state, and then aim to become one of the best in the nation. The government's "Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas aur Sabka Vishwas" initiative aims to improve residents' quality of life while promoting inclusive growth. The ADP fundamentally aims to localise the Sustainable Development Goals, resulting in national advancement. In this paper we have described the delta rankings, Key performance Indicators (KPI) and the effects on development of aspirational districts.  The delta ranking of the Aspirational Districts combines the innovative use of data with pragmatic administration, keeping the district at the locus of inclusive development.


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How to Cite

A. K. Gautam and Y. Kumar Yadav, “Key performance indicators-based monitoring, measuring progress and ranking of Aspirational Districts”, EAI Endorsed Trans e-Learn, vol. 9, Jan. 2024.