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Pune topped in the list of the best governed cities; see the ranking of the cities inside

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 15 March 2018, 12:44 IST
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The latest survey shows that Pune is the best governed city and Kolkat followed it in regard of governance, institution’s functions, revenue generation, higher capital expenditure per capita.

““This was on the back of improved performance on own revenue generation, higher capital expenditure per capita by the city and implementation of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) reforms including appointment of an internal auditor and credit rating,” said Vivek Anandan Nair, project lead on ASICS 2017.

Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS), which was done by Janaagaraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, a Bengaluru-based non-profit orgnization, released the 5th edition of the survey. The report which covered the major 23 cities of 20 states of India was prepared on the basis of 89 questions.

“Overall, India’s cities have continued to score low over the last three editions of ASICS, with average score improving marginally from 3.4 to 3.9. This indicates slow progress on fixing city systems. This is particularly worrisome, given the pace at which India is urbanising and the already poor state of public service delivery in our cities,” the report remarked about the overall performance of the cities.

After Pune and Kolakata, Thiruvananthapuram  Bhubaneswar  and Surat  are among top five cities while Chennai, Patna ,Dehradun ,Chandigarh and  Bengaluru are the five cities came at the bottom.

Here is the complete list of cities and their ranking.

  1. Pune
  2. Kolkata
  3. Thiruvananthapuram
  4. Bhubaneswar
  5. Surat
  6. Delhi
  7. Ahmedabad
  8. Hyderabad
  9. Mumbai
  10. Ranchi
  11. Raipur
  12. Kanpur
  13. Lucknow
  14. Guwahati
  15. Bhopal
  16. Ludhiana
  17. Visakhapatnam
  18. Jaipur
  19. Chennai
  20. Patna
  21. Dehradun
  22. Chandigarh
  23. Bengaluru
First published: 15 March 2018, 12:35 IST