West Bengal ranks #2 nationally in the SKOCH State of Governance Report 2022.
Total of 40 well-performing projects qualified for SKOCH Order-of-Merit, out of which 9 were highly impactful and 8 were impactful projects.
State performed very well in 19 categories.
Topped in Ease-of-Doing Business, Consumer Affairs, Forest, Handlooms & Textiles, Minority Affairs and Women & Child Development categories nationally.
Consistent in performance in Power & Energy and Police & Safety categories.
Participating for the first time in labor and entered in the top 10 nationally.
Municipal Governance and General Administration have submitted a larger number of projects for evaluation. Out of these, several well-performing projects were qualified as highly impactful and impactful projects.
West Bengal bagged 40 SKOCH Orders-of-Merit in the SKOCH State of Governance Awards 2022.
Almost half of these are in Power & Energy Municipal Governance and General Administration.
Three SKOCH Orders-of-Merit were in Agriculture and Police & Safety each.
The state won two SKOCH Orders-of-Merit in Consumer Affairs, District Governance, Education, Ease-of-Doing Business and Handlooms & Textiles each.
The state won 17 awards – three in PLATINUM, six in GOLD and eight in SILVER category.
Governance Score of Top 10 States 2022
Comparison of States 2014-19 & 2020-22
Sectors with Consistent Good Governance
Ease of Doing Business
Police & Safety
Power & Energy
In Ease of Doing Business, West Bengal has sustained its rank #1 in 2022.
In Police & Safety, West Bengal has sustained its rank #8 in 2022.
In Power & Energy, West Bengal has sustained its rank #5 in 2022.
First Time Participants Getting National Rank
Handlooms & Textiles
Even though participating for the first time, some sectors of West Bengal are ranked in the top positions.
The state was ranked #1 in Irrigation, Consumer Affairs, Forest, Handlooms & Textiles and #3 in Labour.
Sectors with Comeback
Women & Child Development
In Women & Child Development, West Bengal has make comeback in ranks to #1
Consumer Affairs, Forest, General Administration, Handlooms & Textiles, Labour, Minority affairs, Municipal Governance, Police & Safety, Power & Energy and Women & Child Development are the sectors which have seen enhanced focus in 2022 than from year 2021
Education, Rural Development and Tourism & Culture are the sectors with stable focus in last two years.
Compared to its score and rank in 2021, West Bengal has shown a significant improvement in score and maintains its rank #2 in 2022.
Impactful & Well-Performing Projects of West Bengal in State of Governance 2022
Beacons of Hope Project Link
Sand Supply Chain Management System
West Bengal Mineral Development & Trading Corporation Limited and Industries, Commerce and Enterprises Department, Government of West Bengal
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