Public Affairs Index-2020 report released by a Bengaluru NGO, Kerala is the best-governed state in India, while Uttar Pradesh is worst among large states. Goa was adjudged the best-governed state in small states category & Chandigarh among the Union Territories.
In its annual report, the PAC said the states were ranked on governance performance based on a composite index in the context of sustainable development. The not-for-profit organisation is headed by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Kasturirangan.
The southern States take top four ranks in large State category.
Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra and Goa best governed States first four. Kerala was adjudged the best governed State in the large States category, while Uttar Pradesh ended at the bottom, in the Public Affairs Index-2020 released by the Public Affairs Centre here on Friday.
Chandigarh top in the category of Union Territories 1.05 PAI points, followed by Puducherry (0.52) and Lakshadweep (0.003). Dadar and Nagar Haveli (-0.69), Andaman, Jammu and Kashmir (-0.50) and Nicobar (-0.30) were the worst performers. According to the PAC