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,
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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