Kerala, again become the best governed State in the country.Public Affairs Index 2018, released by the think tank, Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore shows that Kerala is in the first position among the larger States. This is the third time Kerala gains this status, consecutively. Through a data based framework ranking the States on social and economic development data collected. Founded in 1994 by the renowned Indian economist and scholar, late Samuel Paul, working to mobilise a demand for better governance in the country.
Tamil Nadu, Telengana, Karnataka and Gujarat follow Kerala in top five. Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar are in the bottom. Data from these States show higher social and economic inequalities.