In News: In the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) , India was recently ranked 49th.
About Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI)
- The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) is an international non-profit organisation, headquartered in Singapore.
- The Index classifies 104 countries in terms of government capabilities and outcomes.
- Each country is measured across over 50 open data points.
- The index focuses on seven pillars
- Leadership and foresight.
- Robust laws and policies.
- Strong institutions.
- Financial stewardship.
- Attractive marketplace.
- Global influence and reputation.
- Helping people rise.
The index’s importance
- Government quality is a determining factor in whether or not a country succeeds.
- The Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) demonstrates why investing in strong government capabilities is critical for people and companies to achieve positive outcomes.
Highlights of the 2021 index
- Seven of the top ten countries are in Europe, but there are four continents represented in the top ten, with Singapore first in Asia, New Zealand leading Oceania, and Canada foremost in the Americas.
- All of the top ten countries are high-income, as defined by the World Bank.
- India has been ranked 49th with a score of 0.516.
- The BRICS countries ranking are China (40th), Russia (48th), India (49th), Brazil (67th) and South Africa (70th).
- The ranking among the South Asian nations are India (49th), Nepal (92nd), Pakistan (90th) and Sri Lanka (74th).