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NITI puts out Energy and Climate Index list

  • Vaid's ICS, Lucknow
  • 14, Apr 2022
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  1. Gujarat has topped the list for larger States in the NITI Aayog’s State Energy and Climate Index–Round 1 has ranked States and Union Territories (UTs) on six parameters including discoms’ performance, the energy efficiency and environmental sustainability.
  2. The States have been categorised based on size and geographical differences as larger and smaller States and UTs. The index is based on 2019-20 data.
  3. Gujarat, Kerala and Punjab have been ranked as the top three performers in the category of larger States, while Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh were the bottom three States.
  4. Goa emerged as the top performer in the smaller States category followed by Tripura and Manipur. Among UTs, Chandigarh, Delhi and Daman & Diu/Dadra & Nagar Haveli are the top performers
  5.  Punjab was the best performer in discom performance, while Kerala topped in the access, affordability and reliability category.
  6. 6. Haryana was the best performer in clean energy initiatives among larger States and Tamil Nadu in the energy efficiency category