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NUST is amongst one of the leading Pakistani universities to become an SDGs-engaged University and has thus incorporated SDGs across its major four domains:Academics, Research, and Innovation, Operations and Governance and internal and external collaborations.The UN SDGs is a universal, comprehensive, and inclusive framework for development which addresses the needs of all forms of life existing on this planet. With 17 goals, 169 targets, and 232 indicators included in the Development Agenda 2030, UN SDGs provide an elaborate master plan for all the organizations to adopt sustainability as the key element in their long-term strategy. The UN SDGs is a universal, comprehensive, and inclusive framework for development which addresses the needs of all forms of life existing on this planet. With 17 goals, 169 targets, and 232 indicators included in the Development Agenda 2030, UN SDGs provide an elaborate master plan for all the organizations to adopt sustainability as the key element in their long-term strategy.

Universities hold a special place in societies, being a major contributor in shaping them. Universities are the centers of knowledge creation and diffusion, thus have a multi-dimensional societal impact due to their outreach, access to youth and socio-economic outcomes. Therefore, universities are the instrument that has the potential to play a direct and pivotal role in meeting the Agenda 2030 by contributing across all the 17 SDGs through education, research, and innovation as well as collaborations with the key members of the civil society.

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