Public Affairs Index (PAI)

  • The index is released since in 2016 by Bengaluru base Public Affairs Centre (PAC), a not for profit think tank which aims to improve governance in India.
  • It covers wide range of themes such as support to human development, social protection, essential infrastructure, women and children, crime, law and order, delivery of justice, transparency and accountability, environment, fiscal management and economic freedom.
  • In PAI 2018, Kerala tops the list as best-governed state in the country followed by Tamil Nadu.