The humble NOC and mighty PIL are among the ‘apps’ that can constrain the ease of doing business
During the years of the Narendra Modi government, India has moved dramatically up the World Bank’s rankings on ease of doing business, from No. 142 at the end of the United Progressive Alliance regime to No. 63 last year. Last week, the central government announced a taxpayers’ charter and other measures to make an assessee’s interactions with the taxman “seamless, painless and faceless".