State of Governance 2022 Report Card

Bihar ranks #23 nationally in the SKOCH State of Governance Report 2022

Bihar ranks #23 nationally in the SKOCH State of Governance Report 2022

19 June, 2023 State of Governance
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  • Bihar ranks #23 nationally in the SKOCH State of Governance Report 2022.
  • Total of 9 well-performing projects qualified for SKOCH Order-of-Merit, out of which 3 were impactful projects.
  • State performed very well in 8 categories.
    1. Topped in Disaster Management category nationally
    2. Participating first time in Animal Husbandry & Fisheries, Revenue, and Tourism & Culture and entered in the top 10 nationally

Key achievements

  1. Bihar bagged 9 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

  • Bihar ranks #23 in 2022.

Comparison of States 2014-19 & 2020-22

First Time Participants Getting National Rank

Disaster Management1
Tourism & Culture3
Animal Husbandry & Fisheries4
  • Even though participating for the first time, some sectors of Bihar rank in the top positions.
  • The state was ranked #1 in Disaster Management, #2 in Revenue, #3 in Tourism & Culture and #4 in Animal Husbandry & Fisheries.
  • Animal Husbandry & Fisheries, Cooperation, Disaster Management, Finance, Revenue, Tourism & Culture, and Water are the sectors that have seen enhanced focus in 2022.

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

Project NameOrganisationCategoryBeacons of Hope Project Link
Implementation of National Programme For Dairy Development In Araria, Katihar and Purnea Districts of Bihar Under Kosi Devlopment ProjectBihar State Milk Co-Operative Federation LtdAnimal Husbandry & FisheriesView Project
Bihar State Vegetable Processing and Marketing SchemeBihar State Vegetable Processing & Marketing Federation LimitedCooperationView Project
Model 24x7 COVID VaccinationDistrict Administration PatnaDistrict GovernanceView Project
Comprehensive Financial Management System - An eGovernance Initiative to Reform State's PFM LandscapeFinance Department, Government of BiharFinanceView Project
Bihar Special Land Survey And SettlementDirectorate of Land Records & Survey, Government of BiharRevenueView Project
Madhey NishedhProhibition, Excise and Registration Department, Government of BiharRevenueView Project
Gangajal Aapurti YojanaWater Resource Department, Government of BiharWaterView Project
Bihar MuseumBihar Museum SocietyTourism & CultureView Project
Community KitchenDisaster Management Department, Government of BiharDisaster ManagementView 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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