Mumbai: Delhi and Mumbai have the best
living standards in the country while Orissa`s Rayagada and
Kandhamal districts are the worst, a survey said.
According to the survey by the Tata Strategic
Management Group, central Delhi ranked first followed by New
Delhi and North Delhi districts.
The fourth and fifth spots, according to the survey,
were Mumbai and Mumbai suburban.
The worst living standard was in Orissa`s Rayagada and
Kandhamal district, followed by Banka district in Bihar.
Tata Strategic Management Group Tuesday released the
report after analysing the National Sample Survey Organisation
household surveys and Census 2001 data to generate the Well
Delhi and Mumbai occupied the first five slots in the
index measured on eight criteria -- education, hygiene,
entertainment, communication, healthcare, transportation, home
amenities and kitchen facilities.
In home amenities, north and central Delhi were at
pole position followed by south and New Delhi while East
Kameng in Arunachal Pradesh and Banka in Bihar were
Kitchen facilities were found to be the best in east
district in Delhi and Dimapur in Nagaland, followed by corth
and central districts in Delhi. Sonapur and Nuapada districts
in Orissa occupied the bottom positions.