Bhubaneswar: Smart City Bhubaneswar has ranked fourth in the top 10 livable capital cities in the country. And, it topped the Citizen Perception Survey with highest score of 94.8 out of 100.
As per CSE’s Ease of Living Index report, Bengaluru is the top-1 livable capital city in India followed by Chennai, Shimla and Bhubaneswar.
Four parameters were used to determine the score on the Ease of Living Index: quality of life, economic ability, sustainability and citizens’ perceptions. The cities were given scores on all four parameters out of 100. However, the index did not rank four capital cities: Dispur, Daman, Amaravati and Kolkata.
Bengaluru scored 66.7 in the Ease of Living Index while Chennai scored 62.61, Shimla 60.9 and Bhubaneswar 59.85. The Odisha capital scored only 11.57 out of 100 in Economic Ability Survey.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik extended his greetings for the achievement.
Congratulations to our capital city #Bhubaneswar for being ranked 4th among ‘Liveable Capital Cities of India’ as per @CSEINDIA‘s liveability index report. Bhubaneswar earned highest score of 94.8 in citizen perception survey & 4th rank in Ease of Living Index. #OdishaLeads pic.twitter.com/u6sS8uunMx
— CMO Odisha (@CMO_Odisha) June 19, 2021