The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). World Bank data on social and economic indicators. Innovation, Communication and Technology Minister announces steps for innovation in small and medium enterprises. The Government of Mauritius is establishing data centres and increasing internet accessibility and affordability to enable socioeconomic development, political decentralisation and improve governance. The Mauritius Research Council has seven ongoing Innovation and Commercialisation Schemes. Mauritius is partnering with the Government of Bangladesh to form new initiatives to put an end to bonded labour.