In a massive boost for Arunachal Pradesh government’s efforts to build an investor friendly environment in the northeastern state, it ranked 29 in the national State Business Reform Action Plan 2018-19 – the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ annual rankings published by the government of India on Saturday.
Arunachal Pradesh jumped 5 spots since 2017-18 rankings, where it had ranked 34th. Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh retained the first and second positions while Telangana slipped-from second to third position in the Ease of Doing Business ranking for 2018-19.
Arunachal Pradesh has also become one of the top 10 improvers in Ease of Doing Business since 2015.
Taking to Twitter, Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu tweeted “Thank you people of #Arunachal for your support. The state has moved 5 spots in #StateEODBRankings 2019 and is also among top ten improvers since 2015. Yet we have miles to go. I look forward to your continued cooperation!”