There has been a visible impact in the governance system in the past few years as the government has taken a lot of measures to make the administration responsive and transparent.
Recently J&K registered a hike of 3.7 percent in GGI from 2019 to 2021. The Good Governance Index (GGI)-2021 indicated that Jammu and Kashmir has registered an increase of 3.7 percent in Good Governance Indicators over the 2019 to 2021 period. Over the past 2 years, the DARPG has successfully collaborated with the Government of Jammu & Kashmir in adoption of e-Office, capacity building programs for JKAS officers, as well as integration of JK-IGRAMS with District Portals. DARPG also conducted three regional conferences on replication of good governance practices in Jammu and Kashmir.
The District Good Governance Index of Jammu & Kashmir was released by the Union Home Minister, Amit Shah in presence of Union Minister Jitendra Singh and the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha. The index represents a significant milestone in realizing this vision of the Prime Minister for next Generation Administrative Reforms. Strong performances were witnessed in Commerce and Industry, Agriculture and allied sectors, Public Infrastructure & Utilities, Judiciary and Public Safety sectors. Significant improvements were reported in Ease of Doing Business, Tax collection, Skill training imparted, connectivity to rural habitations, Economic empowerment of women, Health insurance coverage and Housing for all. There were improvements in conviction rates, disposal of court cases and proportion of women police personnel. The Citizen Centric Governance sector witnessed a strong performance.