[pib] Good Governance Index (GGI)

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From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : About the Index

Mains level : Various good governance initiatives

The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions has launched the ‘Good Governance Index’.

Good Governance Index (GGI)

  • The GGI is a uniform tool across States to assess the Status of Governance and impact of various interventions taken up by the State Government and UTs.
  • The objectives of GGI are to provide quantifiable data to compare the state of governance in all states and UTs, enable states and UTs to formulate and implement suitable strategies for improving governance and shift to result oriented approaches and administration.
  • Various principles have been kept in mind while selecting the indicators, i.e. it should be easy to understand & calculate, citizen-centric & result driven, leading to improved results and applicable to all states and UTs, among others.
  • Various consultation meetings were held with the stakeholders, including consultations with sector experts, ministries, states & UTs.

Sectors accounted under GGI

  • These ten Governance Sectors are measured on total 50 indicators:
  1. Agriculture and Allied Sectors,
  2. Commerce & Industries,
  3. Human Resource Development,
  4. Public Health,
  5. Public Infrastructure & Utilities,
  6. Economic Governance,
  7. Social Welfare & Development,
  8. Judicial & Public Security,
  9. Environment and
  10. Citizen-Centric Governance
  • The states and UTs are divided into three groups: a). Big States, b). North-East & Hill States and c). UTs.
  • The states and UTs are ranked on all indicators separately, at the same time composite ranking is also calculated for these states and UTs under their respective groups based upon these indicators.
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