Mizoram Himachal Pradesh Ladakh Goa emerges as top state for welfare report | Popgen Tech
According to the Social Progress Index (SPI) released on Monday, Mizoram, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Goa emerged as the best performing states for welfare foundations.
SPI for states and districts made by the Institute for Competitiveness and Imperative Social Progress submitted to the Economic Advisory Council-Prime Minister.
The index rates states and districts based on 12 components across three important dimensions of social progress – Basic Human Needs, Foundations of Well-Being, and Opportunity. The index uses an extensive framework of 89 indicators at the state level and 49 at the district level.
According to the index, Puducherry has the highest SPI score of 65.99 in the country, due to its remarkable performance across elements such as personal freedom and choice, shelter, water and sanitation. It is closely followed by Lakshadweep and Goa with scores of 65.89 and 65.53, respectively. While Jharkhand and Bihar scored the lowest, 43.95 and 44.47, respectively.
Mizoram, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, and Goa emerged as the best performing states for welfare foundations. For health and wellness, Rajasthan has the highest component score of 73.74. For the quality of the environment, three states belong to the northeastern part of the region, namely, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Meghalaya.