Survey Report of India’s City Systems Released

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In the Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS), conducted by Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, Patna, Kanpur, Lucknow and Ranchi are ahead of Bengaluru in a survey, as far as quality of governance is concerned. Bengaluru is ranked a lowly 16th among 21 cities.

This was attributed to improvements in scores of smaller cities, such as Bhubaneswar (which jumped eight ranks to 10th place), Ahmedabad, Raipur and Ranchi.

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Thiruvananthapuram retained its number one position in 2016.

All the Indian cities surveyed fared poorly on the 82 parameters, scoring between 2.1 and 4.4 on a scale of 10, against the global benchmarks set by London (9.3) and New York 9.8.

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