Annual Survey of India’s City Systems 2016 released

The survey advised the urban local bodies to strengthen their foundations – quality of laws, policies and institutions - to deliver a high quality of life to all citizens.

Created On: Mar 3, 2017 12:48 IST

best Indian cities survey 2016 The Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, a non-profit organization, on 28 February 2017 released the Annual Survey of India’s City Systems (ASICS) 2016 in New Delhi.

The survey was published by the organization with the theme – Shaping India’s Urban Agenda.

The ASICS 2016 evaluated 21 cities in 18 States across India and objectively assessed their ability to provide citizens a high quality of life.

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Highlights of ASICS 2016

• India’s cities scored between 2.1 and 4.4 out of a total of 10. Thiruvananthapuram city retained its number one position in 2016.

• Pune came in at second, up two ranks over 2015 and Kolkata, third, same as 2015.

• The biggest gainer is Bhubaneswar. It was up by eight ranks and stood at the 10th position.

• This was on the back of a slew of reforms such as instituting municipal cadres, tiered spatial planning even at the ward level and a single window clearance process for development projects in conformity with plans.

• Jaipur benefited from the passage of the Rajasthan Urban Land (Certification of Titles) Bill that enabled better urban land utilization.

• As per the ASICS 2016, Chennai lost points as it turned back to the system of having indirect mayoral elections.

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