Good Governance Index 2021 released by DARPG

Good Governance Index 2021

On the occasion of Good Governance Day on 25th December 2021, Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah released the Good Governance Index 2021

About the Good Governance Index 2021

  • The Report has been prepared by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG)
  • Good Governance Index, GGI 2021 Framework covered ten sectors and 58 indicators. The sectors of GGI 2020-21 are:
    • 1) Agriculture and Allied Sectors,
    • 2) Commerce & Industries,
    • 3) Human Resource Development,
    • 4) Public Health,
    • 5.) Public Infrastructure & Utilities,
    • 6) Economic Governance,
    • 7) Social Welfare & Development,
    • 8) Judicial & Public Security,
    • 9) Environment, and
    • 10) Citizen-Centric Governance.
  • The GGI 2020-21 categorises States and UTs into four categories, i.e.,
    • (i) Other States – Group A;
    • (ii) Other States – Group B;
    • (iii) North-East and Hill States; and
    • (iv) Union Territories.

Rankings & Findings:

Category-wise Ranking of States in Good Governance Index 2021
Category-wise Ranking of States in Good Governance Index 2021

Top ranking States in the Sectors as well as in Composite Ranks is as follows:

SectorsGroup AGroup BNE & Hill StatesUTs
Agriculture & Allied SectorAndhra PradeshMadhya PradeshMizoramD & N Haveli
Commerce and IndustryTelanganaUttar PradeshJ & KDaman & Diu
Human Resource DevelopmentPunjabOdishaHimachal PradeshChandigarh
Public HealthKeralaWest BengalMizoramA & N Island
Public Infrastructure and UtilitiesGoaBiharHimachal PradeshA & N Island
Economic GovernanceGujaratOdishaTripuraDelhi
Social Welfare and DevelopmentTelanganaChhattisgarhSikkimD & N Haveli
Judiciary and Public SafetyTamil NaduRajasthanNagalandChandigarh
EnvironmentKeralaRajasthanManipurDaman & Diu
Citizen Centric GovernanceHaryanaRajasthanUttarakhandDelhi
CompositeGujaratMadhya PradeshHimachal PradeshDelhi

Rajasthan in Good Governance Index 2021

  • Rajasthan has secured second rank in Group ‘B’ in this report.
  • Rajasthan has shown an incremental growth of 1.7 percent over the GGI 2019 performance.
  • The State has topped the Other States (Group B) category in Judiciary and Public Safety, Environment & Citizen Centric Governance. 
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