2. The Ministry of Rural Development recently ranked more than 1.6 lakh gram panchayats in the country on six parameters as part of Mission Antyodaya. Consider the following statements in the context of its findings:
1.The South and Northeast Indian states are among the best performers.
2.In mainland India, the average score of each state reduces consistently as one moves from Tamil Nadu in the South to Jammu and Kashmir in the North.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?