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LEADS Index 2021


  • On 8th November 2021, the Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal launched the 3rd edition of the Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) Index, 2021.
  • As per the report, Gujarat has been adjudged as the ‘Best Performing State’ while Haryana and Punjab got the second and third position respectively.
  • Uttar Pradesh was the top improver - it moved ahead seven places.
  • Assam stood last on the chart among states while Jammu Kashmir was ranked first among North Eastern States and Himalayan Union Territories.

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STATE RANKINGS

  1. Gujarat
  2. Haryana
  3. Punjab
  4. Tamil Nadu
  5. Maharashtra
  6. Uttar Pradesh
  7. Odisha
  8. Karnataka
  9. Andhra Pradesh
  10. Telangana

TOP IMPROVERS (IN RANK)

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Uttarakhand
  3. Jharkhand

About Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) Index

  • LEADS is an attempt to bring Longevity, Efficiency, Accuracy, Durability, and Smartness in the Logistics sector.
  • The report is structured along the three dimensions which collectively influence logistics ease- Infrastructure, Services, and Operating and Regulatory Environment which are further categorised into 17 parameters.
  • The index is developed by the commerce and industry ministry along with Ernst & Young.