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NEWS IMPULSE – PUBLIC AFFAIR INDEX | 01 NOVEMBER

 

SOURCE – THE HINDU

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CONTEXT  

Kerala was adjudged the best governed state in the country while Uttar Pradesh ended at the bottom in the large states category, according to the Public Affairs Index-2020 released by the Public Affairs Centre.The report was released by the committee headed by a former Indian Space Research Organisation chairman Kasturirangan

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

• States were ranked on governance performance based on a composite index in the context of sustainable development.

• Four southern states, Kerala Tamil Nadu Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka stood in the first four ranks in the large state category in terms of governance

• Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Bihar were at the bottom of the ranking, scoring negative points in the category.

• In the small state category, Goa ranked first followed by Meghalaya and Himachal Pradesh

• Worst performers who scored negative points are Manipur Delhi and Uttarakhand

• Chandigarh emerged the best governed union territory in the category of UTs ,followed by Puducherry and Lakshadweep ,Dadar and Nagar Haveli ,Andaman, Jammu and Kashmir and Nicobar were the least performers.

On what parameters it is analysed ?According to the PAC, the governance performance is analysed in the context of sustainable development defined by three pillars of equity, growth and sustainability.

PAI 2020 generates and the insights that it provides must compel us to reflect on the economic and social transition that is underway in India.

 

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