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Given that adolescent health is crucial to achieving India’s SDG commitments, the Government has spotlighted this aspect in various programs and policies. However, substantial health challenges continue to affect Indian youth. This paper describes the health profile of adolescents in India and, in particular in Uttar Pradesh, one of the least performing states in India's health outcomes domain. It highlights that despite progress in health indicators, there is ample scope for improvement in certain areas, especially accessibility. It also emphasizes the need for policies and programs to adopt a converged framework to address adolescent health challenges in totality, and not in silos, for India to successfully achieve its SDGs by 2030. Click here to read the document.