Andhra Pradesh tops business rankings; Opposition TDP takes credit

Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy sitting at a desk

Department of Industrial Promotion and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Government of India has released the State Business Reform Action Plan 2020 (State BRAP) rankings for the states and union territories.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in the presence of Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, declared Andhra Pradesh for the first spot in the overall ranking of the State Business Process Reforms undertaken in 2019.

These rankings represent the ease of doing business in the state with increased transparency, efficiency and effectiveness of the government regulatory functions vis-a-vis the business enterprises.

EODB is a joint initiative by the Department for Promotion of Industries and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and World Bank to improve the overall business environment in the states.

Hailing the achievement, State Industry Minister M Goutam Reddy said, “CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy-led government has implemented reforms ranging from the development of online systems, enhancing transparency to regulating inspections covering the entire lifecycle of

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