Sitharaman virtually releases the ranking of States concerning State Business Reforms Implementation in New Delhi. Union Minister Piyush Goyal, the Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, and the Secretary of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra are also present. (Credit: PIB Delhi)

Business Reform Action Plan ranking of states announced, Andhra Pradesh tops the list

Business Reform Action Plan ranking of states announced, Andhra Pradesh tops the list

Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman announced the 4th edition of the Business Reform Action Plan ranking of states.

States ranking based on the implementation of the Business Reform Action Plan started in the year 2015. State rankings will help attract investments, encourage healthy competition, and increase the Ease of Doing Business in each State.

“India is taking the reform process seriously, which is visible as foreign direct investment in the country has grown even during the Covid-19 pandemic, amid the world’s most strict lockdown. Some states have shown extraordinary energy in bringing together action plans and making sure that reforms happen. States have embraced the true spirit behind this action plan,” said Sitharaman, after the rankings’ release.

The top ten states under State Reform Action Plan 2019 are – Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal, and Gujarat.

State Rankings: State BRAP 2019