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Unlivable? Srinagar city last on ‘Ease of Living’, shows Urban Ministry index

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Srinagar: Srinagar tops from bottom in Urban Ministry’s “Ease of Living Index”. Ease of living index is a tool used to assess the quality of life, economic ability, sustainability and resilience of a city.

Out of 49 cities ranked in the million plus category of the liveability index, Srinagar ranks last in the list with a score of 42.9 while Jammu secured 27th spot in the list with a score of 52.49.

In the million plus category, Bengaluru, Pune and Ahmedabad emerged as most liveable cities of India with Bengaluru at top. While Shimla topped the list in less than a million category.

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