Today, the Government of India released the Ease of Doing Business Rankings of States and Union Territories for the year 2019.
Andhra Pradesh has got the first place in this list. After this, Uttar Pradesh has got the second place and Telangana has got the third place in the list. The report State Business Reform Action Plan 2019 released by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has seen the implementation of the Business Reform Action Plan in the respective states. This report has been prepared by the Department of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Government of India.
Last year, Andhra Pradesh topped the ranking of 2014, followed by Telangana and Haryana. In the year 2019, some states have improved their rankings. Himachal Pradesh has entered the top 10 in this time ranking whereas it was ranked 17th in the previous ranking. Announcing the ranking today, Finance Minister Sitharaman said that some states have shown extraordinary energy in implementing the Action Plan and ensuring that there are true improvements. States like Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, and Uttarakhand have also improved their situation.
Ranking is given to all states based on several parameters such as construction permits, labor regulation, environmental registration, access to information, availability of land, and performance of states in a single-window system. The Department of Industry and Internal Trade Promotion completes this process for all states and union territories under the Business Improvement Action Plan.
Congress has attacked the BJP government
Congress has attacked the BJP government for the steep decline in GDP growth rate and the ever-increasing unemployment in the country.
The Congress party on Thursday accused the government of encircling the country’s GDP and unemployment rate and pushing the country towards an economic emergency. At the same time, it has been said by the Congress that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is responsible for this ‘economic catastrophe’, now she should resign herself or Prime Minister Narendra Modi should sack her.