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Kerala best state on health parameters, UP ranks worst: NITI Aayog report

The second round of the health index took into account the period 2015-16 to 2017-18

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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has emerged as the top ranking state in terms of overall performance, while is the worst, according to the second index launched by Niti Aayog.

According to a report by the government think tank, and have emerged as the second and third best performers, respectively, on parameters.(reference year).

The health index is a composite measure of States and Union Territories based on 23 health indicators with major weightage to the outcomes.

Among larger states, Haryana, and were the top three states in terms of incremental performances, according to the report.

In February 2018, the first round of the health index was released, which measured the annual and incremental performances of States and UTs for period 2014-15(base year) to 2015-16 (reference year).

The report has been prepared in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with technical assistance from the

First Published: Tue, June 25 2019. 14:40 IST