Karnataka has emerged in the top three in the overall Public Affairs Index 2016 (PAI) compiled by a not-for-profit organisation working on improving public governance. Kerala and Tamil Nadu are ranked one and two in the overall list compiled by Public Affairs Centre (PAC).
The results are based on an exhaustive study on 10 themes measuring governance across 30 states. Karnataka’s ranking in the ten themes vary.
The state’s worst rank is in delivery of justice (13), while the best is in social protection (1). It is not among the top five in essential infrastructure (8), crime & law (8), fiscal management (10) and even economic freedom (9).
Contributed By Sonia Narula