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NEWS IMPULSE – BUISNESS REFORM ACTION PLAN FOR THE YEAR 2019 | 09 SEPTEMBER

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CONTEXT:  Recently Union Finance minister and Corporate Affairs  has announced the 4th edition of BUISNESS REFORM ACTION PLAN (BRAP) ranking of states 2019.

ABOUT:

  • Ranking of States based on the implementation of Business Reform Action Plan started in the year 2015.
  • The Business Reform Action Plan 2018-19 includes 180 reform points covering 12 business regulatory areas such as Access to Information, Single Window System, Labour, Environment, etc.

IMPORTANCE OF THIS RANKING

The larger objective of attracting investments and increasing Ease of Doing Business in each State was sought to be achieved by introducing an element of healthy competition through a system of ranking states based on their performance in the implementation of Business Reform Action Plan. The ranking this time gives full weightage to the feedback from over thirty thousand respondents at the ground level, who gave their opinion about the effectiveness of the reforms. State rankings will help attract investments, foster healthy competition and increase Ease of Doing Business in each State.

The top ten states under State Reform Action Plan 2019 are:

1.Andhra Pradesh

2.Uttar Pradesh

3.Telangana

4.Madhya Pradesh

5.Jharkhand

6.Chhattisgarh

7.Himachal Pradesh

8.Rajasthan

9.West Bengal

10.Gujarat

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