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Andhra, Telangana, Gujarat best in ease of doing business: Amitabh Kant

Kant presented the rankings based on key development and social indicators across states

IANS  |  New Delhi 

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CEO of NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant

Andhra Pradesh, and are the three best-performing states in "ease of doing business", CEO said on Monday.

One the other hand, Tamil Nadu, and Assam fare worst in the rankings, he told reporters here.

Kant presented the rankings based on key development and social indicators across states and union territories during a national conference of Chief Secretaries.

Similarly, based on availability of electricity in rural households, he said, the best-performing states are Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Kerala, Punjab and Tamil Nadu, which have achieved 100 per cent penetration.

"The bottom three are Bihar with 46 per cent, Nagaland with 45 per cent and with 40 per cent," he said.

In nutrition, Kerala, Goa and Tripura are the best-performing states while Meghalaya, and Bihar are the worst, Kant said.

Tamil Nadu, Mizoram and come out on top in terms of reading comprehension while Uttarakhand, Chattisgarh and Bihar are at the bottom.

"My intention was to tell all the states where they stand in comparison to each other in the fields of electricity, connectivity, infrastructure, health, and so on, so they could improve," he said.

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