Assam on Friday received ‘Most Improved Big State – Overall’ and ‘Most Improved Big State for Economy’ awards at the annual India Today State of the States Conclave and Awards – 2019.
Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary received both the awards from Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Information and Broadcasting in New Delhi today.
According to a press release by the Industries and Commerce department of Assam government, the India Today ‘State of the States’ study is an attempt to find out which of India’s states offers its citizens the best opportunities, both at work and outside. The categories on which the states are judged include economy, agriculture, education, healthcare, infrastructure, inclusive development, law and order, governance, entrepreneurship, environment.
Meanwhile, in the 18th edition of the State of the States survey, Tamil Nadu emerged as our best-performing big state this year.