Mizoram is right at the top in areas of public distribution system, social justice & empowerment, minority welfare and employment. The other states in the top five are Sikkim, Karnataka, West Bengal and Jammu & Kashmir
GN Bureau | May 4, 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 four focus subjects (and their indicators):
1. Public distribution system
2. Social justice & empowerment
3. Minority welfare
Here are the rankings:
|State/Union territory||PAI Index||Ranking|
|Jammu and Kashmir||0.642||5|
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