Haryana, Gujarat, MP top 3 industry-friendly states, Maharashtra among bottom five
A study sponsored by the Planning Commission shows that Haryana, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh are the top three industry-friendly states in the country. Orissa is at the fourth position, and Andhra Pradesh the fifth. Of the states in the top five positions, two were ruled by the Congress — Haryana and Andhra Pradesh — and two by the BJP, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Orissa has a BJD government.