Government launched Good Governance Index
On December 25, 2019, Government of India launched Good Governance Index. Tamil Nadu topped in Good Governance Index.
Highlights of the report
The States and Union Territories were divided into 3 groups namely Big states, North East and hill states and union territories.
Tamil Nadu topped in Good Governance Index in the “Big States” category. It was followed by Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh. The report also said that among the big states the poor performers were Odisha, Bihar, Goa and Uttar Pradesh. Jharkhand was ranked the last in good governance index.
In the North East and hill states category, Himachal Pradesh ranked first. It was followed by Uttarakhand, Tripura, Mizoram and Sikkim. The bad performers of the category include Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.
In Agricultural and allied ranking, the best performing states were Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram and Daman and Diu. In order to frame agricultural rating parameters such as food grain production, milk and meat production, horticulture produce and crop insurance were considered.
Commerce and Industries
Under the category of commerce and industries, Delhi, Uttarakhand and Jharkhand were the top performers.