Arunachal Pradesh is right at the top in keeping pollution levels in check and making least number of environmental violations, maintaining forest cover, and using renewable sources of energy. The other states in the top five are Tamil Nadu, Mizoram, Karnataka and Nagaland
GN Bureau | May 14, 2016
The Public Affairs Centre, a not for profit organisation, assessed states and union territories using data available in the public domain in key areas of governance and came out with ‘Public Affairs Index’, presenting an inter-state comparison. The states were compared on 10 areas each and were given scores between 0 and 1, with 0 being the lowest score and 1 being the highest. Here’s a look at:
It comprised of three focus subjects (and their indicators):
1. Pollution & environmental violations
2. Forest cover
3. Renewable energy
Here are the rankings:
|State/Union territory||PAI Index||Ranking|
|Jammu and Kashmir||0.462||16|
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