Meghalaya is right at the top in having the least number of pending cases and vacancies of presiding officers in district and high courts. The other states in the top five are Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala and Delhi
GN Bureau | May 7, 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:
Delivery of justice
It comprised of two focus subjects (and their indicators):
1. Pendency of cases
2. Vacancies of presiding officers
Here are the rankings:
|State/Union territory||PAI Index||Ranking|
|Jammu and Kashmir||0.525||7|
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