GOA: Reacting to Goa’s dismal performance in the Centre’s ease of doing business rankings where the state slipped five spots to 24, industry stakeholders said the state’s efforts to bring in reforms remain only on paper. One of the biggest pain points remains the practice of sending files for clearance to the minister or chairman.
“At the end, every minister wants files to come to them. The dealing hand who receives the files has a job to do, but he sends every file to the minister which takes a long time,” Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) chairman Blaise Costabir said.
“The Meta Strips plot was transferred in a day, illegally and when the election code was in place. That means it is possible for the state to do things fast and Goa should be number one and not 24 in ease of doing business,” Costabir said.
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