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Wooing investors: UP to rank districts on 'Ease of Doing Business' matrix

Last year, the state was placed 12th; Andhra Pradesh, Telangana were placed on top

Yogi Adityanath, Hindutva posterboy, has lost sheen following the BJP’s poll reverses in Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh, where he had addressed more than 75 rallies

FILE PHOTO: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Targetting big-ticket investment by improving the business climate in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government has mooted district level ‘Ease of Doing Business’ rankings.

Last year, UP was ranked 12th with a score of 92.89 per cent, behind top-ranked Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Haryana. However, UP was ranked above Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi and Kerala.

These intra-state rankings are aimed at spurring competition among the 75 UP districts and providing a ready reference to prospective investors to make informed decision based on statistics.

While the state is targetting to become a trillion-dollar economy by 2024, the proposed district level

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First Published: Oct 29 2019 | 4:11 PM IST

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