Chandigarh Rated Best Governed UT in Country

In the annual report, Public Affairs Index-2020, Chandigarh has been adjudged the best governed Union Territory (UT) in the country.

The report is released by Public Affairs Centre is a Bengaluru based not-for-profit organisation, headed by former Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Kasturirangan. The UTs and states are ranked on governance performance based on a composite index taking in account sustainable development which is defined by three pillars of equity, growth and sustainability.

• In the category of UT, 

Chandigarh: 1.05 points, 

Puducherry: 0.52 

Lakshadweep:  0.003

Dadar and Nagar Haveli: -0.69

Jammu and Kashmir: -0.50

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: -0.30

Large state category, Kerala was adjudged best governed state in the country while Uttar Pradesh ended at the bottom.

• In the small state category, Goa ranked first with 1.745 points, followed by Meghalaya (0.797) and Himachal Pradesh (0.725).

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