4th edition of Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) ranking of states was announced by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs on 05 Sep 2020. As per the 4th edition of State Business Reform Action Plan, ranking of “Ease of Doing Business” for 2019 was released by the commerce and industry ministry.
This was prepared by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). The Business Reform Action Plan 2018-19 includes 180 reform points. These reform points covering 12 business regulatory areas such as Access to Information, Single Window System, Labour, Environment, Speedy Construction Permits, Land Administration etc. All 36 states/UTs participated in the action plan that is aimed at improving business environment in states by simplifying procedures, digitization of information and easing compliance burden.
Andhra Pradesh retained the first position in Ease of Doing Business ranking 2019, followed by Uttar Pradesh 2nd and Telangana 3rd position.
Ranking of States- “Ease of Doing Business” for 2019
|S. No.||State/UT||Rank 2019|
|18||Daman and Diu||18|
|21||Jammu and Kashmir||21|
|22||Andaman & Nicobar||22|
|23||Dadra & N. Haveli||23|