The Ease of Living Index 2018 was released by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri with few most prominent cities failing to make a cut in the top 10. Of total 111 cities ranked under the index, Pune has been ranked first while Navi Mumbai has surfaced as the second preferred spot in terms of ‘liveability’.
The Ease of Living Index is a government initiative to assess cities’ ‘liveability’ with regards to global and national benchmarks and encourage them towards urban planning and management. All the cities have been ranked on the basis of four parameters viz. institutional, social, economic and physical.
Top 5 cities in the list are:
2. Navi Mumbai,
3. Greater Mumbai,
Bottom 3 Cities in The List are:
1. Rampur (111th),
2. Kohima (110th),
3. Patna (109th).