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India jumps 23 spots to 77 in World Bank's ease-of-doing-business rankings

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India jumps 23 spots to 77 in World Bank's ease-of-doing-business rankings
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Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
India jumped 23 places to come in at the 77th spot in the World Bank's latest ease-of-doing-business global rankings in 2018, a year after it had jumped 30 places.

The World Bank’s ‘Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform’ report, released on Wednesday, showed India's rank in ease of doing business jump up from the 100th place among 190 countries. India had broken into the club of 100 nations easiest to conduct business in last year when it managed to jump 30 places from the 130th position.

The latest rankings could become a major poll plank for the ruling Bhartiya Janata

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First Published: Oct 31 2018 | 6:29 PM IST

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