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Kerala Best Governed State: Bengaluru Non-Profit

BP World Bureau | Oct 31 2020 12:22:02 PM
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BENGALURU: Kerala has been adjudged the best-governed state in India while Uttar Pradesh ended at the bottom in the large states category as per Public Affairs Index-2020.

The Bengaluru-based not-for-profit organisation the Public Affairs Centre, headed by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K Kasturirangan ranked the states based on their performances. 

States were ranked on governance performance and sustainable development. 

In the list, the first four states that were ranked include; Kerala (1.388 PAI Index point), Tamil Nadu (0.912), Andhra Pradesh (0.531) and Karnataka (0.468).

With negative points, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Bihar.

UP recently saw a large number of law and order and governance issues, notably with their handling of the Hathras rape and victims' body.