Bhubaneswar: Negative feedback has led to the fall of Odisha in ease of doing business in the country, said Industries secretary Sanjeev Chopra.
“The feedbacks given by various industrial establishments towards us are not so favourable. We are examining what led them to give such discouraging feedback. We will have to work hard in the ground level to regain good position which we had in the past,” Chopra told media.
The latest ranking only strengthens State resolve to further intensify efforts to make Odisha one of the best investment destinations in the country, he added.
The State government which was in the 11th position last year and had acquired 7th position in 2015, slipped to 14th this year as the Business Reforms Action Plan 2017 rankings, popularly referred as Ease of Doing Business rankings released on Tuesday by Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Andhra Pradesh has topped the rankings in the 2016-17 financial followed by Telangana and Haryana.
Odisha has been ranked under the achievers category along with West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.