Raipur has been ranked among the top 10 livable capitals of the country as per a report released by the Center for Science and Environment.
According to the Ease of Living Index 2020, Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh, is included in the 8th best capital city.
Raipur is also included in the top cities for quality governance. The report states that in quality governance, Raipur ranks second among the capitals of the country. Bhopal and Delhi have got the first and fourth rank respectively. The findings are part of CSE’s latest report, State of India’s Environment 2021.
The state government, under the leadership of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, is focusing on improving the governance system in Raipur as well as emphasis is being laid on better implementation of schemes in time bound manner.
Along with this, transparency and convenience have been increased through e-governance.
To determine the score on the Ease of Living Index, four parameters were used: quality of life, economic potential, sustainability and citizens' perception. In the report the capitals of the states are giving a good indication of the development of that state.
A new report released by the Center for Science and Environment has also established exactly which state capitals in the country are among the most livable cities in India.
For the quality of governance ranking of cities, five parameters were used, services, finance, technology, urban planning and overall governance.