BHOPAL: In terms of state capital-wise quality of life index, Bhopal has attained the second position, according to a survey of CSE (Centre for Science and Environment) India.
The city has obtained 57.92% marks out of 100. In terms of ease of living index Bhopal has obtained seventh position among all other state capitals in the country. It has got 56.26% marks out of 100.
As far as economic ability goes, Bhopal is far behind other state capitals. It has received only 14.01% marks out of 100. It has got the seventh position in that too, though.
In terms of sustainability, Bhopal is in tenth position. It has obtained 51.68% marks out of 100.
CSE India survey has found Bangalore ahead of all other cities in all respects. After Bangalore, comes the number of Chennai in various aspects of quality of life index. Shimla got the third position in ease of living index.
Urban Administration Minister, Bhupendra Singh, expressed happiness over Bhopalís getting seventh position in quality of life index and in ease of living index.
He said that it was because of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhanís leadership that Bhopal's name has been mentioned among the top ten state capitals in the country.