State of Governance 2022 Report Card

Himachal Pradesh slips in the SKOCH State of Governance 2022

Himachal Pradesh ranks #22 nationally in the SKOCH State of Governance Report 2022

31 March, 2023 State of Governance
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Highlights

  • Himachal Pradesh ranks #22 nationally in the SKOCH State of Governance Report 2022.
  • Total of 12 well-performing projects qualified for SKOCH Order-of-Merit, out of which 3 were impactful projects.
  • State performed very well in 7 categories.
    1. Consistent in performance in the Education category.
    2. Recovered in the Skill Development and Environment categories.
  • District Governance and Police & Safety submitted a larger number of projects for evaluation. Out of these, several well-performing projects were qualified as impactful projects.

Key achievements

  1. Himachal Pradesh bagged 12 SKOCH Orders-of-Merit in the SKOCH State of Governance Awards 2022.
  2. The state won 3 awards – all three in the SILVER category.

Governance Rank & Score 2022

  • Himachal Pradesh ranks #22 in 2022.

Comparison of States 2014-19 & 2020-22

Sectors with Comeback

2022
Environment2
Skill Development6
  • In Environment, Himachal Pradesh has come back in the ranks to #2 in 2022.
  • In Skill Development, Himachal Pradesh has come back in the ranks to #6 in 2022.

Sectors with Consistent Good Governance

20222021
Education33
  • In Education, Himachal Pradesh has sustained its rank of #3 in 2022.
  • Education, Environment, Health, Police & Safety, Rural Development, and Skill Development are the sectors that have seen enhanced focus in 2022.

Impactful & Well-Performing Projects of Himachal Pradesh in State of Governance 2022

Project NameOrganisationCategoryBeacons of Hope Project Link
Design and Development of Motorized Trolley for Carrying Oxygen Cylinders in Hospitals / Covid Care CentresDistrict Administration HamirpurDistrict GovernanceView Project
Seabuckthorn Processing Under ODOPDistrict Administration Lahaul & SpitiDistrict GovernanceView Project
Convergence Of Department Of Health With Department Of Education During Covid-19 Pandemic To Implement Various Components Under RiskDirectorate of Health & Family Welfare, Himachal PradeshHealthView Project
JAGRITIBaddi District PolicePoliceView Project
Installation of Internet Leased Lines and Video Conference Systems in 70 Govt. ITIs.Technical Education, Vocational & Industrial Training, Himachal PradeshSkill DevelopmentView Project
Introduction and adoption of Buy Back Policy of Non-Recyclable & Single Use PlasticDepartment of Environment, Science &Technology, Himachal PradeshEnvironmentView Project
E SamwadSamagra Shiksha, Government of Himachal PradeshEducationView Project
National Green Corps (NGC)Department of Environment, Science &Technology, Himachal PradeshEnvironmentView Project
Digital SaathiSamagra Shiksha, Government of Himachal PradeshEducationView Project
Wetlands Conservation and Management ProgrammeDepartment of Environment, Science &Technology, Himachal PradeshEnvironmentView Project
Jivan Hai AnmolHimachal Pradesh State Rural Livelihood MissionRural DevelopmentView Project
Baddi Region Industrial Security Plan (BRISP)Baddi District PolicePoliceView Project

What needs to be DONE in 2023?

  • 50+ well-performing projects required to rank in the top 10 states.
  • Alternatively, a higher number of Platinum and Gold performances can improve the ranking
  • Incremental improvements in previously evaluated/awarded projects can be submitted
  • Multiple projects from one department can be submitted
  • Most states have a large number of projects at the District and Municipal levels
  • Most states tend to retain or improve their annual ranks
  • Police and Power & Energy tend to submit a larger number of projects

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