Andhra Pradesh tops ‘ease of doing business’ list


New Delhi, July 10: Andhra Pradesh clinched top position in the Ease of Doing Business rankings, the Commerce & Industry ministry announced on Tuesday.

Andhra Pradesh’s neighbour Telangana is at number two spot, followed by Haryana at number three and Jharkhand and Gujarat at number four and five respectively.

AP, Telangana and Haryana scored 98.42 percent, 98.33 percent and 98.07 percent respectively. Jharkhand, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh (MP), Karnataka, Rajasthan and West Bengal (WB) made a place in the top 10 list.

A large number of states have made significant progress in reforms suggested in BRAP 2017,” the central government said.

While National capital Delhi has been ranked 23, dropping from its 19 position in 2016.


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