In order to understand the growing response about the government schemes among the people, the J & K government recently got the results as the performance of the administration has been appreciated.
In this backdrop of strong governance performance at National level, the Government of Jammu & Kashmir’s initiative of benchmarking governance at District level assumes considerable significance.
The District Good Governance Index has helped to identify the impact of various governance interventions at district level and provide a futuristic roadmap for improving district level governance with targeted interventions.
Jammu topped the J&K’s first-ever District Good Governance Index (DGGI). Doda district came second on the list, followed by Samba, Pulwama, and Srinagar.
The DGGI is a framework document comprising of performance under ten governance sectors having 58 indicators with 116 data points.
The criteria was adopted after following a rigorous and robust process of data collection, screening, and validation by each of the Districts.
The governance sectors, performance of which was weighed under this index, includes Agriculture and allied sector (11 indicators), Commerce & Industry (05), Human Resource Development (09), Public Health (09), Public Infrastructure & Utilities (06), Social Welfare & Development (06), Financial Inclusion (03), Judiciary & Public Safety (04), Environment (02) and Citizen-Centric Governance (03).