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LEADS Ranking

Why is it in the news?

  • The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has released the Fifth edition of the Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) annual exercise.
  • Modelled after the Logistics Performance Index (LPI) of the World Bank.


  • Modelled after the Logistics Performance Index (LPI) of the World Bank.
  • Launched in 2018, continuously evolving and incorporating both subjective and objective measures, distinguishing it from the solely perception-based LPI.
  • Assessment based on three fundamental pillars: Infrastructure, Services, and Operating and Regulatory Environment.

Key Highlights of the 2023 LEADS Report

  • Encompasses 11 states and 2 Union Territories, offering a comprehensive view of logistics performance across different geographical and administrative regions.

Performance Highlights from LEADS 2023

AchieversCoastal GroupAndhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Landlocked GroupHaryana, Punjab, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh
North-East GroupAssam, Sikkim, Tripura
Union TerritoriesChandigarh, Delhi
Fast MoversCoastal GroupKerala, Maharashtra
Landlocked GroupMadhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand
North-East GroupArunachal Pradesh, Nagaland
Union TerritoriesAndaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Puducherry
AspirersCoastal GroupGoa, Odisha, West Bengal
Landlocked GroupBihar, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand
North-East GroupManipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram
Union TerritoriesDaman & Diu/Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh



  • LEADS serves as a valuable tool for assessing and improving logistics performance across diverse regions.


Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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路聽聽聽聽聽聽 The LPI focuses on measuring the ease of establishing reliable supply chain connections.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 It evaluates structural factors contributing to logistics efficiency, including the quality of logistics services, trade and transport-related infrastructure, and border controls.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 The index incorporates key components, such as the quality of logistics services, the adequacy of trade and transport-related infrastructure, and the efficiency of border control procedures.

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