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Ease of business: States to rank; Centre assisting in finalisation of parameters

Last week, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal had said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha that a comprehensive 218-point district reform plan has been prepared.

Proof of the pudding

India’s surge in ease of business rankings is commendable. But the real test will be revival of private investment


It is not bottom up

Ease of Doing Business misses initiative from middle and lower-rung officers.

PM Modi outlines next steps: In top 50 in ease of business, competition at level of districts

The PM said that his government was strengthening the “cooperative competitive federalism” framework and was continuously in discussion with states to streamline regulatory approvals and expedite clearances.

PM Modi to chair meet with India Inc on 'Ease of Doing Biz'

The meeting 'Reflections on Ease of Doing Business' is being organised by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion as the government gears up for India's ranking to leapfrog on the 'Doing Business' index next year, sources told PTI.

World Bank business report: India ranks 80 from 190 countries in 'Trading Across Borders'

In other rankings, India stood at 52 in giving construction permits, at 137 for starting a business and 163 for enforcing contracts.


An exclusionary benchmark

Doing business report isn’t about economic milieu; it’s about lax regulations.

World Bank president congratulates PM Modi for India's 'historic rise' in ease of doing business index

The World Bank president attributed the accomplishment to the 'unwavering commitment and leadership' of PM Modi to a substantial extent.

Serious business

Supply-side reforms boost India’s profile, but red tape and opaque systems continue to pull back growth.

Global Ease of Business: Debt clean-up, tax reforms lift India 23 ranks up to 77

However, compared to last year, India saw its ranking dip on various other parameters, such as “registering property”, “protecting minority investors”, “paying taxes” and “resolving insolvency”.