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RANKING OF STATES BASED ON IMPLEMENTATION OF BUSINESS REFORM ACTION PLAN FOR THE YEAR 2019 DECLARED

RANKING OF STATES BASED ON IMPLEMENTATION OF BUSINESS REFORM ACTION PLAN FOR THE YEAR 2019 DECLARED

Context

Andhra Pradesh retained the top position in ease of doing business 2019 ranking.

Details

  • Andhra Pradesh has topped the country in the latest ease of doing business rankings, according to the State Business Reform Action Plan 2020 (State BRAP).
  • Uttar Pradesh from North India, Andhra Pradesh from South India, West Bengal from East India, Madhya Pradesh from West India and Assam from North East India topped the ranking.
  • Ease of Doing Business (EODB) is a joint initiative by the Department for Promotion of Industries and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and the World Bank to improve the overall business environment in the States.
  • These rankings represent the ease of doing business in the State with increased transparency, efficiency and effectiveness of the government regulatory functions vis-a-vis the business enterprises.
  • The ranks were released by the Department of Industrial Promotion and Internal Trade (DPIIT).

About Department of Industrial Promotion and Internal Trade (DPIIT)

  • It was established in 1995, and in the year 2000 the Department of Industrial Development was merged with it.
  • It is working under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
  • It is responsible for formulation and implementation of promotional and developmental measures for growth of the industrial sector, keeping in view the national priorities and socio-economic objectives.

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