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Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) releases 'Assessment of State Implementation of Business Reforms'

September 14, 2015

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NEW DELHI, September 14, 2015 – A report titled “Assessment of State Implementation of Business Reforms” was released today. This report captures the findings of an assessment of reform implementation by states, led by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, with support of the World Bank Group and KPMG as the knowledge partner, and facilitated by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

This assessment, the first of its kind, has been conducted to take stock of reforms implemented by states in the period January 1 to June 30, 2015 based on the 98-point action plan for business reforms agreed between DIPP and state and Union territory governments on December 29, 2014. 

“What this report does very well is to provide a roadmap for states serious about improving their business environment and creating jobs. This has an inclusive objective as it is the small and medium enterprises which will gain the most from these reforms,” said Onno Ruhl, World Bank Country Director in India. 

“The World Bank, stands ready to assist state governments in this important agenda,” he added.   

Read the report here.