On January 22, 2020,According to the ‘SKOCH State of Governance 2019’ report, Gujarat gained the top spot on the back of better performance in Health, Education, Power and e-Governance segments.
Gujarat, which was ranked 5th in 2018 replaces 2018 leader West Bengal.Key Points:
i.The projects undertaken by the states, have performed the best in terms of rankings across 22 different parameters have been listed as STARS.
Top 3 Star states include:
|3||West Bengal||20 projects|
ii.Gujarat is also ranked top in terms of governance category (leaving Tamil Nadu to the 2nd ) &other sectors including tourism and culture , e-Governance, Health, Education, Power Infrastructure. It ranked 3rd on municipal governance.
Category-wise state Ranking:
|2||Tourism & Culture||Gujarat|
|9||Police & Safety||Telangana|
|10||Food & Civil Supplies||West Bengal|
|12||Women & Child Development||Rajasthan|
|18||Rural Development||Tamil Nadu|
|19||Water Resources||West Bengal|
|20||Skill Development||West Bengal|
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