New Delhi: In a commendable achievement, Uttar Pradesh has achieved 2nd position in State Business Reform Action Plan 2019- Ease of doing business annual ranking as released by Finance Minister Nirmala Sita Raman and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday in DPIIT.
Uttar Pradesh has jumped from 12th position in BRAP 17-18 to 2nd position in BRAP 19 taking a remarkable leap of 10 positions. UP has left several leading states like Gujarat, Telangana, Rajasthan, Maharashtra etc. behind in this ease of doing business ranking.
In BRAP 19, UP has implemented 186 reforms out of 187 reforms suggested by DPIIT, Govt. of India. This year’s exercise was completely based on ‘User feedback’ therefore, attaining the 2nd rank across the country indicates that entrepreneurs have been receiving the true benefits of these implemented reformsby Govt. of Uttar Pradesh in the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. These reforms were spread across several reform areas such as Labour Regulation, Online single window, access to information & transparency, Land administration, Construction permit, Commercial disputes, inspection enablers etc.
More than 20 departments such as Invest UP (Udyog Bandhu), Labour dept., Pollution Control Board, Commercial Tax, Power, Stamp & registration, IDAS, Excise, Food safety & drug and many others were part of this journey in implementing these reforms.
Successful implementation of ‘Nivesh Mitra’ in UP has been an instrumental medium in achieving this top position in ease of doing business. In a period of 2 years, Nivesh Mitra received around 2,29,936 No-objection Certificates (NoCs) applications, out of which Nivesh Mitra has already disposed-off 94% applications to grant NOC/Licenses to entrepreneurs.
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The top ten states under State Reform Action Plan 2019 are:
1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Uttar Pradesh
4. Madhya Pradesh
7. Himachal Pradesh
9. West Bengal
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