Chandigarh,, Sept. 8 -- In the latest rankings on ease of doing business index, Haryana has slipped from third to 16th position. The sharp slide has dealt a setback to the Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP-JJP coalition government's hard sell to woo investors and also lent ammunition to the opposition. In an interview with HT on Monday, deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala, who also holds the industries portfolio, promised to take corrective steps . Excerpts:

Haryana has slipped from third to the 16th position. What went so wrong suddenly?

It seems the primary reason behind the dip in Haryana's ranking is due to major changes incorporated in the criteria adopted by Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in its Busin...