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Planning Commission’s Environmental Performance Index – State wise rankings 2012

The planning commission is in the process of developing an Environmental performance index (EPI) to incentivise states for environmental performance through budgetary allocations. The major aspects taken into account for this are Air pollution, Forest, water quality, water management and Climate change. The state-wise EPI and ranking are given below.

State/UT Final EPI 2012 Rank
Andhra Pradesh

0.7898

1

Sikkim

0.7478

2

Himachal Pradesh

0.7414

3

Madhya Pradesh

0.7334

4

Maharashtra

0.7167

5

Odisha

0.7118

6

Gujarat

0.6944

7

Karnataka

0.6851

8

Tamil Nadu

0.6616

9

Meghalaya

0.6524

10

Chhattisgarh

0.6478

11

Mizoram

0.6448

12

Chandigarh

0.643

13

Assam

0.6426

14

Kerala

0.6311

15

Uttarakhand

0.6142

16

Goa

0.5991

17

Rajastan

0.5905

18

Puducherry

0.5636

19

Tripura

0.5624

20

Jharkhand

0.5491

21

Jammu & Kashmir

0.5483

22

Punjab

0.546

23

Uttar Pradesh

0.5388

24

West Bengal

0.533

25

Nagaland

0.496

26

Haryana

0.4933

27

Manipur

0.4811

28

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

0.4684

29

Bihar

0.4494

30

Arunachal Pradesh

0.431

31

Delhi

0.4246

32

Daman and Diu

0.3944

33

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

0.3072

34

Lakshadweep

0.2925

35

This information was given by Shri Rajiv Shukla, the Minister of state for Parliamentary affairs and Planning, in written reply to a question in the Loksabha today.

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