Pune has been ranked first in the Ease of Living Index launched by Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today, with Navi Mumbai ranking second, and Delhi languishing at 65.
According to the ministry, Greater Mumbai has been ranked three, followed by Tirupati, Chandigarh, Thane, Raipur, Indore, Vijayawada, and Bhopal.
The survey was conducted in 111 cities in the country.
The top 10 cities in the Ease of Living Index
Union Minister @HardeepSPuri announces Top 10 cities ranking for Ease of Living Index 1- Pune 2- Navi Mumbai 3- Greater Mumbai 4- Tirupati 5- Chandigarh 6- Thane 7- Raipur 8- Indore 9- Vijaywada 10- Bhopal pic.twitter.com/LkRswBlwHj
The four parameters based on which the cities were ranked
Puri said the Ease of Living Index has been based on four parameters - governance, social institutions, economic, and physical infrastructure. Chennai has been ranked 14 and New Delhi 65. The Housing and Urban Affairs Minister said Kolkata refused to participate in the survey.