TRICHY: Ease of living index ranking the pleasant living of as many as 111 cities released by (MoHUA) on Monday saw Trichy ranked at 12th spot, while topping the among cities. The ranking was carried out based on 78 indicators grading the existing conditions of urban transport, waste water management, and solid waste management.
The ranking was intended to grade the existing liveability parameters and infrastructure of Indian cities focussing on institutional, social, economical and physical developments of the cities. As MoHUA released the ranking of liveable cities at New Delhi, though none of the cities from Tamil Nadu found a spot in top 10 ranks, Trichy bagged 12th rank in liveability index closely followed by Chennai at 14th and Coimbatore at 25th.
“We feel quite happy to have topped ease of living index 2018 among Tamil Nadu cities. Considering the ranking as encouragement to our efforts thus far, facilities available for public will be further improved to transform Trichy as best city in liveability index,” , said. Civic body said that special emphasise in developing new parks, open air gymnasiums, and frequent health camps have helped civic body to secure the desirable rank. Trichy scored 48.82 marks out of 100 by securing maximum marks in health, power supply, and solid waste management.
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