NEW DELHI: Kerala has topped the Health Index report prepared by NITI Aayog while Uttar Pradesh appeared at the bottom among larger states, though it has shown improvement in the recent past.
Kerala tops Health Index, Uttar Pradesh worst performer
- Among large states, Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh are the top three ranking states in terms of annual incremental performance
- NITI Aayog believes that the Health Index will act as a tool to leverage cooperative and competitive federalism
Releasing the report, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said that NITI Aayog believes that the Health Index will act as a tool to leverage cooperative and competitive federalism, accelerating the pace of achieving health outcomes.
Speaking on occasion, NITI Aayog menber Vinod Paul said that absolute and incremental changes in health outcomes, as measured by the Health Index, promotes cross-learning between states, capturing the very spirit of cooperative & competitive federalism.