Manipur tops in preventing crime and maintaining law & order, Haryana at the bottom

Manipur is right at the top in preventing violent crimes and atrocities as well as in policing. The other states in the top five are Tamil Nadu, Nagaland, Mizoram and Gujarat

GN Bureau | May 6, 2016


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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:

Crime, law & order

It comprised of three focus subjects (and their indicators)

1.Violent crimes

  • Rapes per ten lakh population
  • Murders per ten lakh population
  • Dowry deaths per ten lakh population


2.Atrocities

  • Custodial deaths per ten lakh population


3.Policing

  • Number of police firings
  • Number of police personnel per ten lakh population


Here are the rankings:

State/Union territory PAI Index Ranking
Manipur 0.795 1
Tamil Nadu 0.724 2
Nagaland 0.682 3
Mizoram 0.674 4
Gujarat 0.67 5
Kerala 0.658 6
Jammu and Kashmir 0.654 7
Himachal Pradesh 0.653 8
Punjab 0.65 9
Sikkim 0.645 10
West Bengal 0.641 11
Arunachal Pradesh 0.635 12
Uttarakhand 0.632 13
Maharashtra 0.622 14
Goa 0.614 15
Andhra Pradesh 0.603 16
Karnataka 0.597 17
Meghalaya 0.595 18
Chhattisgarh 0.554 19
Tripura 0.554 20
Bihar 0.537 21
Rajasthan 0.536 22
Odisha 0.51 23
Assam 0.51 24
Madhya Pradesh 0.499 25
Jharkhand 0.495 26
Uttar Pradesh 0.441 27
Delhi 0.415 28
Haryana 0.406 29

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