State of Governance 2021 Report Card

Punjab is Ranked #20 in SKOCH State of Governance 2021

Punjab falls from #12 in 2020 to #20 in SKOCH State of Governance 2021.

Punjab ranks #20 in SoG21
19 April, 2022 State of Governance
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Punjab has ranked #20 in the SKOCH State of Governance 2021 report card. The Top 5 states are classified as ‘Star’ states. The next 5 states are classified as ‘Performer’ states. The next five states are listed in the ‘Catching Up’ category. The remaining states are catalogued as ‘Others’. Punjab at #20 is classified as one of the ‘Others’.

Punjab’s performance over the 2018-2021 period shows many fluctuations, shifting between great potential and significant setbacks. In 2018, Punjab was one of the Top 10 states, ranked at #7. The following year, in 2019, Punjab fell nine places to the #16 rank. The state showed signs of getting back on the right track in 2020, climbing up four places to the #12 rank but in 2021, has once again experienced a decline to the #20 spot.

Punjab ranked #3 in Finance & Revenue, #3 in Water, #4 in Rural Development, #4 in Transport and #16 in District Administration.

Sectors with Consistent Good Governance - Punjab




District Administration



• In District Administration, Punjab has sustained its rank No 16 in 2020 & also No 16 in 2021

Sectors with Comeback - Punjab



Finance & Revenue




• In Finance & Revenue, Punjab has make comeback in ranks to No 3 in 2021.
• In Transport, Punjab has make comeback in ranks to No 4 in 2021.

Impactful Projects for State of Governance 2021 - Punjab

Project NameOrganisationCategoryBeacons of Hope Project Link
e-sewa Service DeliveryDistrict Administration GurdaspurDistrict AdministrationView Page
Gian Da Jharna-The Community Library ProjectDistrict Administration RupnagarDistrict AdministrationView Page
Integrated Human Resource Management System(iHRMS) PunjabDepartment of Finance,,Government of PunjabFinance & RevenueView Page
Khedo Punjab ApplicationDepartment of Sports, Government of PunjabSports & YouthView Page
Mobilizing Communities for Transforming Rural Water Supply in District AmritsarDepartment of Water Supply and Sanitation, Government of PunjabWaterView Page
Next Gen Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) PunjabDepartment Of Finance Government of PunjabFinance & RevenueView Page
Real-time monitoring of Water Aupply SchemesDepartment of Water Supply and Sanitation, Government of PunjabWaterView Page
Rejuvenation Of PondsDeputy Commissioner Office, BarnalaDistrict AdministrationView Page
Response to COVID-19Department of Rural Development and Panchayats, Government of PunjabRural DevelopmentView Page
Revenue Monitoring and Budgeting SystemDepartment of Water Supply and Sanitation, Government of PunjabWaterView Page
Rolling Weekly e-Auction of Reserved registration Numbers for VehiclesState Transport Commissioner, Government of PunjabTransportView Page
SAMPAN (Severe Acute Malnourished: Progressive & Accentuated Nurturing) ApplicationDistrict Administration RupnagarDistrict AdministrationView Page
Water Tariff Policy for Sustainable Large Surface Water Supply Projects in Rural PunjaDepartment of Water Supply & Sanitation (DWSS), Government of PunjabWaterView Page

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