Assam wins the Most Improved Large State award
GUWAHATI: Assam has been awarded the most improved large state in the categories of Overall performance, Economy and Health by India Today at the ‘State of the States Conclave’ held in New Delhi on 22 November.
The annual India Today ‘The State of the States’ study is an attempt to find out which of India’s states offers its citizens the best opportunities, both at work and outside.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal received the award from Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu in the presence of Chief Ministers of Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry.
On behalf of the people of Assam, glad to receive @IndiaToday's #StateOfStates18 Award in the Most Improved State (Overall, Economy & Health) categories. Honoured to receive the award from Hon'ble @VPSecretariat Shri @MVenkaiahNaidu ji. pic.twitter.com/Fyd2e5rb9M— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) November 22, 2018
The categories on which the states are judged in the annual, India Today ‘The State of the States’ study include economy, agriculture, education, healthcare, infrastructure, inclusive development, law and order, governance, entrepreneurship, environment, and cleanliness.
Sarbananda Sonowal receiving the award from Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu