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Photo Gallery: Top 10 most livable cities in India

No city from Uttar Pradesh or Tamil Nadu figured in the top-ten.

Aug 14, 2018, 13:37 PM IST

No city from Uttar Pradesh or Tamil Nadu figured in the top-ten.


The government has taken first-ever exercise undertaken to rank the India's major cities on the basis of four parameters of ease of living -- governance, social, economic and physical infrastructure. The Housing 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. Pune, Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai from Maharashtra were ranked today India's three most livable places on the government's inaugural 'Ease of Living Index', where the national capital came at 65th place out of total 111 cities.

Here are top 10 cities for Ease of Living Index:

1- Pune


2- Navi Mumbai (Pic courtesy: Gentlesound/commonswiki)

No city from Uttar Pradesh or Tamil Nadu figured in the top-ten.While Rampur is ranked the lowest, those in the bottom-ten also include Kohima, Patna, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Itanagar, Pasighat, Kavaratti, Saharanpur and Silvassa. Srinagar is ranked 100th, Jammu at 95th, Panaji 90th, Aligarh 86th, Gurugram at 88th and Meerut is 101st. Ghaziabad is ranked 46th and Rai Bareli is at 49th.

After the ten most livable cities, Karim Nagar (Telangana) has been ranked 11th, followed by Tiruchirappalli, Bilaspur, Channai, Jabalpur, Amravati, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar, Surat, Vasai-Virar city, Nashik, Solarpur, Ahmedabad, Ujjain, Coimbatore, Erode, Hydrabad, Madurai, Tiruppur, Jainpur, Nagpur and Gwalior among others.


3- Greater Mumbai (Pic courtesy: Shinde Ajinkya Anusangam/commonswiki)


4- Tirupati (Pic courtesy: Gsnewid/commonswiki)


5- Chandigarh


6- Thane


7- Raipur (Pic courtesy: Pankaj Oudhia/commonswiki)


8- Indore


9- Vijaywada


10- Bhopal

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