Odisha ranks 11th among states in Ease of Doing Business 2016


Odisha has slipped four places, from seventh to eleventh, in the Government of India’s ease of doing business rankings. Centre on Monday has showed that Odisha has gained ground by making business easier and hassle-free for investors.

Odisha has secured 92.73%, the joint top being Andhra Pradesh and Telengana states with 98.78%, the State’s score was 52.12 points (7th spot) last year.

The top ten ranks in 2016 included Andhra Pradesh & Telengana (98.78 per cent each implementation rate), followed by Gujarat (98.21 per cent), Chhattisgarh (97.32 per cent), Madhya Pradesh (97.01 per cent), Haryana (96.95 per cent), Jharkhand (96.57 per cent), Rajasthan (96.43 per cent), Uttarakhand (96.13 per cent) and Maharashtra (92.86 per cent).

These rankings were provided in the report titled ‘Assessment of State Implementation of Business Reforms 2016’, which was prepared by World Bank in association with the government.

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