(The Gist of PIB) Good Governance Index  [JANUARY-2020]

(The Gist of PIB) Good Governance Index


Good Governance Index

  • The Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions launched the ‘Good Governance Index (GGI)’ on the occasion of Good Governance Day.

Key highlights:

  • The Good Governance Index (GGI) is a uniform tool across States to assess the Status of Governance and impact of various interventions taken up by the State Government and UTs.
  • The GGI takes into consideration ten sectors:
  1. Agriculture and Allied Sectors,
  2. Commerce and Industries,
  3. Human Resource Development,
  4. Public Health,
  5. Public Infrastructure and Utilities,
  6. Economic Governance,
  7. Social Welfare and Development,
  8. Judicial and Public Security,
  9. Environment and
  10. Citizen-Centric Governance.
  • These ten Governance Sectors are measured on a total 50 indicators.

The states and UTs are divided into three groups:

  1. Big States,
  2. North-East & Hill States and
  3. UTs
  • The states and UTs are ranked on all indicators separately, at the same time composite ranking is also calculated for these states and UTs under their respective groups based upon these indicators.

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