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States' ease of doing biz ranking: DIPP to give clarification to Gujarat

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The (DIPP) will send a detailed clarification to the government on questions raised by it over ease of doing business rankings which assigned the state fifth position.

slipped two positions to rank fifth in the ease of doing business ranking among all the states and Union Territories. It was prepared by the and the The state topped the chart in 2015.

Questioning the methodology of DIPP-ranking, the state has sought clarification.

"We are giving them a detailed reply with annexure to Gujarat," told reporters here.

A government had pointed out that despite having higher feedback score of 83.64 per cent as compared to (82.9 per cent) and same reform evidence score (99.73 per cent), Gujarat was placed two notches lower.

Further when asked about the lower rank of in the latest 2017 report, the said that parameters are different here when compared to the rankings being prepared by the globally.

Delhi's rank slipped to 23rd this time from 19th in 2016 and 15th in 2015.

He said that parameters considered for the states' ranking and World Bank's ranking are different.

World Bank considers reforms in and while preparing the global rankings of 190 nations.

Commenting on states which are ranked quite lower such as and Arunachal Pradesh, Abhishek said that states that are performing well are partnering with these states to share best practices.

"Number of states that are doing well are increasing and efforts are being done to help all the states," he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 21:05 IST
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