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Last Updated : Jun 26, 2019 10:45 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

In Pics | NITI Aayog's health index: Kerala tops the list, Uttar Pradesh named worst performer

NITI Aayog has released the second round of its health index report analysing 21 large states for the period between 2015-16 (base year) and 2017-18 (reference year). Here are the top 10 states and the worst performer:

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NITI Aayog released second round of its health index report in which the government think tank has analysed overall performance of 21 large states on health parameters. Here are the top 10 states and the worst performer: (Representative image: Reuters)
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NITI Aayog released second round of its health index report in which the government think tank has analysed overall performance of 21 large states on health parameters. Here are the top 10 states and the worst performer: (Representative image: Reuters)

Telangana | Rank: 10 | Index score: 59.00 | The state's ranking improved by one spot from the base year. It entered the top 10 states on health parameters. (Representative image)
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Telangana | Rank: 10 | Index score: 59.00 | The state's ranking improved by one spot from the base year. It entered the top 10 states on health parameters. (Representative image)

Tamil Nadu | Rank: 9 | Index score: 60.41 | The southern state registered the biggest fall in ranking -- from third place in the base year to ninth place in the reference year. (Representative image: Reuters)
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Tamil Nadu | Rank: 9 | Index score: 60.41 | The southern state registered the biggest fall in ranking -- from third place in the base year to ninth place in the reference year. (Representative image: Reuters)

Karnataka | Rank: 8 | Index score: 61.14 | The state improved its ranking by one place from the base year. (Representative image: Reuters)
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Karnataka | Rank: 8 | Index score: 61.14 | The state improved its ranking by one place from the base year. (Representative image: Reuters)

Jammu and Kashmir | Rank: 7 | Index score: 62.37 | The state maintained its ranking but improved its score by 2.02 points from the base year’s 60.35. (Representative image: Reuters)
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Jammu and Kashmir | Rank: 7 | Index score: 62.37 | The state maintained its ranking but improved its score by 2.02 points from the base year’s 60.35. (Representative image: Reuters)

Himachal Pradesh | Rank: 6 | Index score: 62.41 | The state improved its score but declined in the ranking by one position from the base year. (Representative image: Reuters)
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Himachal Pradesh | Rank: 6 | Index score: 62.41 | The state improved its score but declined in the ranking by one position from the base year. (Representative image: Reuters)

Punjab | Rank: 5 | Index score: 63.01 | The state saw a fall of three positions from the base year. (Representative image: Reuters)
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Punjab | Rank: 5 | Index score: 63.01 | The state saw a fall of three positions from the base year. (Representative image: Reuters)

Gujarat | Rank: 4 | Index score: 63.52 | The state maintained its ranking but improved its score by 1.53 points from the base year’s 61.99. (Representative image: Reuters)
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Gujarat | Rank: 4 | Index score: 63.52 | The state maintained its ranking but improved its score by 1.53 points from the base year’s 61.99. (Representative image: Reuters)

Maharashtra | Rank: 3 | Index score: 63.99 | Maharashtra improved its ranking by three positions and entered the top three. (Representative image: Reuters)
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Maharashtra | Rank: 3 | Index score: 63.99 | Maharashtra improved its ranking by three positions and entered the top three. (Representative image: Reuters)

Andhra Pradesh | Rank: 2 | Index score: 65.13 | The most significant progress, in terms of ranking, was observed in Andhra Pradesh. The state improved its ranking by six positions. (Representative image)
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Andhra Pradesh | Rank: 2 | Index score: 65.13 | The most significant progress, in terms of ranking, was observed in Andhra Pradesh. The state improved its ranking by six positions. (Representative image)

Kerala | Rank: 1 | Index score: 74.01 | Kerala was ranked as the top performing state on health parameters by NITI Aayog. It is also the only state that crossed the 70-point mark in terms of the score. (Representative image)
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Kerala | Rank: 1 | Index score: 74.01 | Kerala was ranked as the top performing state on health parameters by NITI Aayog. It is also the only state that crossed the 70-point mark in terms of the score. (Representative image)

Uttar Pradesh | Rank: 21 | Index score: 28.61 | The state was ranked last by NITI Aayog out of the 21 large states analysed on health parameters. (Representative image: Reuters)
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Uttar Pradesh | Rank: 21 | Index score: 28.61 | The state was ranked last by NITI Aayog out of the 21 large states analysed on health parameters. (Representative image: Reuters)

First Published on Jun 26, 2019 10:41 am
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