State of Governance 2022 Report Card


Uttar Pradesh slipped to #10 in the SKOCH State of Governance 2022

23 March, 2023 State of Governance
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  • Uttar Pradesh ranks #10 nationally in the SKOCH State of Governance Report 2022.
  • Total of 17 well-performing projects qualified for SKOCH Order-of-Merit, out of which 3 were highly impactful projects and  6 were impactful projects.
  • State performed very well in 6 categories.
    1. Has shown maximum improvement in District Governance and Finance.
    2. Participating first time in Infrastructure and entered in the top 10 nationally.
    3. Recovered in Police & Safety.
  • District Governance and Urban Development submitted a larger number of projects for evaluation. Out of these, several well-performing projects were qualified as highly impactful and impactful projects.
  • Key achievements
    1. Uttar Pradesh bagged 17 SKOCH Orders-of-Merit in the SKOCH State of Governance Awards 2022.
    2. Almost half of these are in Urban Development, District Governance.
    3. Two SKOCH Orders-of-Merit were in Finance.
    4. The state won 9 awards – three in GOLD and six in SILVER category.

    Governance Score of Top 10 States 2022

    • Uttar Pradesh ranked #10 in 2022.

    Comparison of States 2014-19 & 2020-22

    Sectors with Maximum Improvement

    District Governance56
    • In Finance, Uttar Pradesh has improved its rank from #2 to #1
    • In District Governance, Uttar Pradesh has improved its rank from #6 to #5

    Sectors with Comeback

    Police & Safety5
    • In Police & Safety, Uttar Pradesh has make comeback in ranks to #5 in 2022.

    First Time Participants Getting National Rank

    • Even though participating for the first time, some sectors of Uttar Pradesh are ranked in the top positions.
    • The state was ranked #2 in Infrastructure.
    • District Governance, e-Governance, Finance, Infrastructure, Police & Safety and Urban Development are the sectors which have seen enhanced focus in 2022 than from year 2021 and 2020.
      • Compared to its score and rank in 2021, Uttar Pradesh has shown a decline in score and its rank and reach #10 position in 2022.

      Impactful & Well-Performing Projects of Karnataka in State of Governance 2022

      Project NameOrganisationCategory for ReportBeacons of Hope Project Link
      Parali PrabandhanDistrict Administration BahraichDistrict GovernanceView Project
      Operation KayakalpDistrict Administration AyodhyaDistrict GovernanceView Project
      Women EmpowermentDistrict Administration SambhalDistrict GovernanceView Project
      One District One Product Scheme-Amla ProductsDistrict Administration PratapgarhDistrict GovernanceView Project
      ODOP Kalanamak RiceDistrict Administration Siddharth NagarDistrict GovernanceView Project
      EOFC ProjectDistrict Administration BijnorDistrict GovernanceView Project
      Janta Ka Dwar (Deoria Model)
      District Administration DeoriaDistrict GovernanceView Project
      Parali Do Khaad LoDistrict Administration UnnaoDistrict GovernanceView Project
      DigiShakti (Empowering Youth)UPDESCOe-GovernanceView Project
      e-ProsecutionProsecution Department, Uttar PradeshPoliceView Project
      Mukhya Mantri Vyapari Durghatana Beema YojanaState Tax Department, Government of Uttar PradeshFinanceView Project
      Learning Management System (SAMVEG)State Taxes Department, Government of Uttar PradeshFinanceView Project
      Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)State Urban Development Agency (SUDA), Uttar PradeshUrban DevelopmentView Project
      Uttar Pradesh Core Network Development Program (UPCRNDP)Public Works Department, Government of Uttar PradeshInfrastructureView Project
      Pradhanmantri Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi - PM SVANidhiState Urban Development Agency (SUDA), Government of Uttar PradeshUrban DevelopmentView Project
      Smart City Central Digital Monitoring Centre(SCCDMC)Urban Development Department, Government of Uttar PradeshUrban DevelopmentView Project
      E-VetanDirectorate of Urban Local Bodies, Government of Uttar PradeshUrban DevelopmentView Project

      What needs to be DONE in 2023?

      • 80+ well-performing projects required to rank in the top 5 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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