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Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI)

Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI):

  • India has been ranked 49th in the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI).
  • Finland has topped the list.
  • The CGGI is released by the Chandler Institute of Governance which is a private nonprofit organization headquartered in Singapore.
  • The Index classifies 104 countries in terms of government capabilities and outcomes.
  • Each country is measured across over 50 open data points. The index focuses on seven pillars:
    1. Leadership and foresight.
    2. Robust laws and policies.
    3. Strong institutions.
    4. Financial stewardship.
    5. Attractive marketplace.
    6. Global influence and reputation.
    7. Helping people rise.


  • It supports government leaders and public officers worldwide in nation building and strengthening public institutional capacity through training, research and advisory work.
  • It also shares tools and frameworks for effective policymaking and empowers nations to provide better public services for citizens.

Performance of South Asian Countries:

  • India ranked 49th, Sri Lanka 74th, Pakistan 90th and Nepal 92nd.