AP tops EoDB rank, Telangana follows
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Haryana have scored first, second and third spots respectively in annual ease of doing business (EoDB) rankings for States and Union Territories, released by the World Bank and the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) last month. The others in the top-10 rank are Jharkhand
(4), Gujarat (5), Chhattisgarh (6), Madhya Pradesh (7), Karnataka (8), Rajasthan (9) and West Bengal (10).
Andhra Pradesh had scored the top spot in the previous year too. It is for the first
time that DIPP has introduced taking feedback to ensure that the reforms have actually reached the ground level.