Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Goa best governed States: report - The Hindu -01/11/2020
Public Affairs Centre (PAC):
The Public Affairs Centre (PAC) is a not-for-profit research think tank situated in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
It works at improving the quality of governance in India.
The institute conducts research activities in two major fields, public policy and participatory governance.
Public Affairs Index-2020 has been released by the Public Affairs Centre.
The States are ranked on governance performance based on a composite index in the context of sustainable development defined by the three pillars of equity, growth and sustainability.
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.
In the small State category, Goa ranked first, followed by Meghalaya and Himachal Pradesh.
The worst performers in the index with negative points were Manipur, Delhi and Uttarakhand.
Chandigarh emerged at the top in the category of Union Territories followed by Puducherry and Lakshadweep.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Andaman, Jammu and Kashmir and Nicobar were the worst performers.