New Delhi: (Ease of Living Index 2020 report released) If you are living in Delhi and you assume to be living in one of India's top-10 cities then you are wrong. You can boast of being the best, however, if you are living in Bengaluru. Because Bengaluru has been rated the most liveable city in India in the government'sEase of Living Index 2020'. A total of 111 cities were judged in the Ease of Living Index 2020 released on Thursday.
The top 5 cities to live in India, according to the index, are: Bengaluru, Pune, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Surat. Mumbai and Delhi find no place in top-5. However, Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai have been included in the list of top-10 cities in India. The others in ranking after top-5 are Navi Mumbai, Coimbatore, Vadodra, Indore and Greater Mumbai.
For cities with more than a million population, there is a separate 'million-plus population' category. Delhi ranks 13th in that category and Srinagar has secured the bottom spot. In this category, Bhubaneshwar was ranked second, Silvassa came third, followed by Kakinada, Salem, Vellore, Gandhinagar, Gurgaon, Davangere and Tiruchirapalli.
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Muzaffarpur figured at the bottom of the livability index for 62 cities in the 'less than a million people' category.
NDMC best in category
New Delhi Municipal Council topped the 'Municipal Performance Index' in the 'less than a million' population category. The rest are Triputi, Gandhinagar, Karnal, Salem, Tiruppur, Bilaspur, Udaipur, Jhansi and Tirunelveli.
Indore topped the 'Municipal Performance Index' in the million-plus population category.
In this category, Surat came second, followed by Bhopal, Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Raipur, Greater Mumbai, Visakhapatnam and Vadodara.
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