‘State Business Reform Action Plan 2019’ (BARP) ranking released by Government today

Government today released the BARP (‘State Business Reform Action Plan 2019’) ranking which shows how Indian states have fared in enhancing Ease of Doing Business for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

Honorable Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman released the 2019 rankings in which Andhra Pradesh retained the number one ranking.

Uttar Pradesh improved to reach the second spot from 12th spot in the 2018 ranking while Telangana slipped from second to third position.

Telangana was followed by Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal and others, in that order.


Union Minister Piyush Goyal said, “Government of India has been making efforts to streamline business regulation through a single window system, labour law reforms, reforms in Disputes Act etc. to make doing business quick and economical.”

Finance minister Sitharaman Added, “Some states have shown extraordinary energy in putting together action plans and making sure that reforms happen. States have embraced the true spirit behind the State Business Reforms Action Plan.”

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