Rajasthan is the last Catching Up state for the SKOCH State of Governance 2021 report card. Rajasthan has ranked #15 for the year. The Top 5 states are recognised to be ‘Star’ states, followed by the next five rank-holders, which are called ‘Performer’ states. The states that rank between #10 and #15 are then classified as ‘Catching Up’ states.
Rajasthan’s entry into back into the ‘Catching Up’ category is the most recent development in its recent history of performance setbacks. Rajasthan was the #4 ranking state in 2018 but experienced a significant decline to the #12 spot in 2019. The state experienced even more of a setback the following year, dropping another six spots to #18 in 2020. In its most recent outing, the state has displayed an improvement, climbing up three places to the #15 rank in 2021.
Rajasthan’s recent turnaround is rooted in its strong performance in some important sectors in 2021. The state ranked #1 in Housing, #3 in Rural Development, #4 in Water and #7 in eGovernance.
Sectors with Maximum Improvement - Rajasthan
• In District Administration, Rajasthan has improved its rank from No 19 in 2020 to No 17 in 2021
First Time Participants Getting National Rank - Rajasthan
• Even though participating for the first time, some sectors of Rajasthan are ranked in the top positions.
• The state was ranked No 1 in Housing, No 4 in Transport, No 4 in Water, and No 3 in Rural Development.
Impactful Projects for State of Governance 2021 - Rajasthan
Beacons of Hope Project Link
Apni Bus Care Day (ABCD)
Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC)
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