HYDERABAD : Telangana has bagged the best performing large state award in economy category as well as the cleanliness and environment category at the annual 'India Today' State of the States rankings this year.
The awards were received on behalf of the state by the Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K.T.Rama Rao and Backwrd Classes Welfare Minister Jogu Ramanna from the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari in Delhi on Thursday, said an official release here.
The 'India Today' study tracks each state's performance over time and, in particular, records the changes over the last five years. It takes into account both the business environment and the quality of life.
The parameters on which the states are judged include economy, agriculture, education, health care, infrastructure, inclusive development, law and order, governance, entrepreneurship and environment and cleanliness.