State of Governance 2022 Report Card

Jammu & Kashmir (UT) improves in the SKOCH State of Governance 2022

J&K (UT) ranks #12 nationally in the SKOCH State of Governance Report 2022

24 March, 2023 State of Governance
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  • J&K (UT) ranks #12 nationally in the SKOCH State of Governance Report 2022.
  • Total of 21 well-performing projects qualified for SKOCH Order-of-Merit, out of which 5 were impactful projects.
  • State performed very well in 13 categories.
    1. Topped in Cooperation & Sports & Youth category nationally.
    2. Has shown maximum improvement in Power & Energy and Municipal Governance categories.
    3. Participating first time in Rural Development, Revenue, Forest, Education & General Administration and entered in the top 10 nationally.
  • Health, Education and Revenue submitted a larger number of projects for evaluation. Out of these, several well-performing projects were qualified as impactful projects.

Key achievements

  1. J&K (UT) bagged 21 SKOCH Orders-of-Merit in the SKOCH State of Governance Awards 2022.
  2. Two SKOCH Orders-of-Merit were in Rural Development, Revenue, Power & Energy and Education each.
  3. The state won 5 awards – two in GOLD and three in SILVER category.

Governance Rank & Score 2022

  • Jammu & Kashmir (UT) ranks #12 in 2022.

Comparison of States 2014-19 & 2020-22

Sectors with Maximum Improvement

Power & Energy79
Municipal Governance1011
  • In Power & Energy, J&K (UT)  has improved its rank from #9 in 2021 to #7 in 2022.
  • In Municipal Governance, J&K (UT)  has improved its rank from #11 in 2021 to #10 in 2022.

First Time Participants Getting National Rank

Sports & Youth1
Rural Development4
General Administration8
  • Even though participating for the first time, some sectors of Jammu & Kashmir (UT) are ranked in the top positions.
  • The state was ranked #1 in Cooperation and Sports & Youth, #4 in Rural Development, #5 in Revenue, #6 in Forest and Education and #8 in General Administration.
  • Cooperation, Education, Finance, Forest, General Administration, Health, Power & Energy, Revenue, Rural Development, Skill Development, Sports & Youth and Transport are the sectors which have seen enhanced focus in 2022.

Impactful & Well-Performing Projects of Jammu & Kashmir (UT) in State of Governance 2022

Project NameOrganisationCategory for ReportBeacons of Hope Project Link
Panchayat Development IndexDistrict Administration BandiporeDistrict GovernanceView Project
SukoonDepartment Information and Public Relations, Government of Jammu & KashmirGeneral AdministrationView Project
Viral Research & Diagnostic LaboratoryGoverment Medical College, JammuHealthView Project
Back to VillageDepartment of Power Development, Government of Jammu & KashmirPower & EnergyView Project
SAATH (Together for a Better Tomorrow)Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKRLM)Rural DevelopmentView Project
My Youth My Pride, Har Din Khel Har Ek Kay Liye Khel, Azadi Ka Amrut MohotsavJammu and Kashmir Sports CouncilSports & YouthView Project
Empowerment/JanbhagidariFinance Department, J&KFinanceView Project
Solar Street Lighting ProjectJammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA)Power & EnergyView Project
Covid-19 Vaccination in J&K: A Challenge - Mission AccomplishedDirectorate of Family Welfare, MCH & Immunization J&KHealthView Project
Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana & Ab Pm Jay Sehat Scheme for J&K .State Health Agency, Jammu and KashmirHealthView Project
DigitalisationKashmir Mercantile Cooperative Bank Limited (KAMCO Bank)CooperationView Project
Public Works Department Online Management & Accounting System (PWDOMAS)Jammu & Kashmir e-Governance Agency (JaKeGA)e-GovernanceView Project
Establishment of Centre for Invention, Innovation, Incubation & Training at Jammu & Baramullah (Kashmir)Skill Development Department J&KSkill DevelopmentView Project
Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2022 (Sanitation)Municipal Committee Pahalgam, Jammu & KashmirMunicipal GovernanceView Project
Safe Food Save FoodRural Development and Panchayati Raj, Jammu & KashmirRural DevelopmentView Project
JK Payment SystemDirectorate of Accounts and Treasuries, Finance Department, Jammu and KashmirRevenueView Project
Mera VetanDirectorate of Accounts and Treasuries, Finance Department, Jammu and KashmirRevenueView Project
Reformation in Motor DepartmentTransport Department, Government of Jammu & KashmirTransportView Project
Steer (Student Teacher Engagement for Educational Re-enforcement)Samagra Shiksha Department of School Education, Government of Jammu & KashmirEducationView Project
Talaash (Talaash Identification and Mainstreaming of Oosc)Samagra Shiksha,
Department of School Education, Government Of Jammu & Kashmir
EducationView Project
Green Jammu & Kashmir DriveJammu & Kashmir Forest DepartmentForestView 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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