The Telugu states are lagging behind in good governance in the country. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has released the GGI rankings compiled by the Ministry of Public Complaints and Administrative Reforms for 2020-21 in honor of Good Governance Day. The rankings are based on 58 indicators in 10 areas of government governance. Gujarat and Maharashtra are in the top two in the governance index. Telugu states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are in 9th and 10th positions respectively. All the States and Union Territories are divided into 4 sections. Group-A includes Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab and Tamil Nadu. Gujarat topped Group-A and Madhya Pradesh topped Group-B. The ranking is based on 8 indicators in the agricultural allied sectors. Andhra Pradesh topped the list with a score of 0.634 while Telangana was seventh with a score of 0.413. The rankings are based on GST-registered start-up industries, Ease of Doing Business and other governance factors. In Group-A, Telangana topped the list with a total score of 0.699. Andhra Pradesh was sixth with a score of 0.627. Telangana came first with a score of 0.617 and Andhra Pradesh came second with a score of 0.546 in social welfare and development.