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Kerala, Goa, Chandigarh best governed states and union territory, says PAC

UP, Odisha and Bihar were at the bottom of the ranking, scoring negative points

Children going to school by boat in Kerala backwaters. Photo: Shutterstock
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Children going to school by boat in Kerala backwaters. Photo: Shutterstock

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Kerala was adjudged the best-governed state in the country, while Uttar Pradesh ended at the bottom in the large states category, according to the Public Affairs Index-2020 released by the Public Affairs Centre here on Friday.
 
In its annual report released on Friday, the city-based not-for-profit organisation, headed by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K Kasturirangan, said the states were ranked on governance performance based on a composite index in the context of sustainable development.
 
Four southern states, Kerala (1.388 PAI Index point), Tamil Nadu (0.912), Andhra Pradesh (0.531) and Karnataka (0.468) stood in the first

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First Published: Oct 31 2020 | 1:40 AM IST

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