Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) – 2017

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The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in partnership with the World Bank Group,  released the results of the Assessment of State Implementation of Business Reforms Action Plan 2017.

      The BRAP includes 405 recommendations for reforms on regulatory processes, policies, practices and  procedures spread across 12 reform areas.They are

  • Labour regulation enablers;
  • Contract enforcement;
  • Registering property;
  • Inspection reform enablers;
  • Single window system;
  • Land availability and allotment;
  • Construction permit enablers;
  • Environmental registration enablers;
  • Obtaining utility permits;
  • Paying taxes;


Based on implementation of reforms, States have been divided into four categories, as below

Leaders (90-100%)
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab
Aspiring Leaders (70-90%)
Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar Acceleration Required Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Delhi Category States (40-70%)
Jump Start Needed (0-40%)
Kerala, Goa, Tripura, Daman & Diu, Assam, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Puducherry, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Chandigarh, Meghalaya, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, and Lakshadweep.
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