(GS PAPER-2, REPORTS AND INDICES
SOURCE- THE HINDU)
Recently The Chandler Good Governance Index has released by the Chandler Institute of Governance and it is headquartered in Singapore. This index is prepared based on seven pillars which are leadership and foresight, strong institutions, robust laws and policies, attractive marketplace, financial stewardship, helping people rise, global influence, and reputation.
- Finland has topped the ranking following Switzerland, Singapore, Netherlands, Denmark, and Norway.
- In the report, Pakistan was ranked at 90th place, Sri Lanka at 74th, and Nepal at 92nd.
- In the BRICS countries, China ranked 140th, Brazil at 67th, Russia at 48th, South Africa at 70th.
- It recommends “Pracademics” in Government. Pracademics is a rigorous understanding of research and data with a practical sense of what governments need to do to succeed