Gujarat has been ranked No. 1 in a list of India’s 20 largest
states in terms of “economic freedom”.The index on “economic freedom”
takes into account governance, growth, citizens’ rights, and labour and
business regulations.As per the 2013 ‘Economic Freedom of the States of
India’ report, “Gujarat has widened its lead at the top of the economic
freedom table, with an index score of 0.65 (on a scale from 0 to 1.0).
Tamil Nadu remains in second position, but some distance behind, with a
score of 0.54.