The government of India’s Urban Affairs Ministry released The most livable places in India. At first we have Pune followed by Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai from Maharashtra whereas the national capital came at 65th place out of total 111 cities. In the top-ten, the three cities from Maharashtra were followed by Tirupati, Chandigarh, Thane, Raipur, Indore, Vijayawada and Bhopal.
Rampur in Uttar Pradesh figured at the bottom of the livability index. Kohima (Nagaland) and Patna (Bihar) were also placed in the bottom-three. From South Chennai has been ranked 14th, while Kolkata did not participate in the survey.
This is the first-ever list by the ministry to rank the country’s major cities on the basis of four parameters of ease of living – governance, social, economic and physical infrastructure.
The ministry said evaluation of cities has been done on a 100-point scale across 78 indicators – institutional and social pillars carried 25 points each, 5 points were given for economic pillar and 45 points for the physical pillar.
No city from Uttar Pradesh or Tamil Nadu figured in the top-ten.