Pulwama declared as J-K’s best performing district

Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Baseer-ul-Haq Choudhary
Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Baseer-ul-Haq Choudhary

SRINAGAR — The southern Kashmir district of Pulwama was declared as the best performing district of J&K under the “Good Governance” Index on Friday.

Details available with the news agency KNO reveal that composite score of 20 districts was computed at UT level by aggregating the scores of 10 sectors i.e agriculture & allied sectors, industries & allied sectors, human resource development, public health, public infrastructure & utilities, financial inclusion, social welfare & development, judicial & public safety environment and citizen centric governance.

According to the details, district Pulwama has secured rank first in the DGGI 2021-22 with an aggregate composite score of 5.926 while as district Samba and district Doda has secured second and third rank respectively.

Amid high temperature, paddy fields dry up in Pulwama

District Srinagar secured rank first in public infrastructure and utilities sectors and also in agriculture & allied sectors.

District Doda has topped in industries & allied sectors along with environment sector. District Pulwama has topped in HRD and Judiciary & Public sectors.

District Rajouri has topped in public helalth, district Ramban has topped in social welfare, district Ganderbal in financial inclusion, district Samba in citizen centric governance sector and district Shopian and district Kishtwar (along with district Doda) in environment sectors.

Cement factories extract mining material illegally in Pulwama

The government data highlights that the Jammu and Kashmir District Good Governance Index represents Next Generation Administrative Reform in Benchmarking Governance at district level.

The District Good Governance Index of Jammu and Kashmir helps identify the impact of various governance interventions at the district level and provides a futuristic roadmap for improving district-level governance with targeted interventions.

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