Ease Of Living Index 2020 & Municipal Performance Index 2020


On 4th March 2021, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs released the final rankings of Ease of Living Index (EoLI) 2020 and the Municipal Performance Index (MPI) 2020.

Ease of Living Index 2020

  • Million+ Category: Bengaluru emerged as the top performer in the Million+ category, followed by Pune, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Surat, Navi Mumbai, Coimbatore, Vadodara, Indore, and Greater Mumbai.
  • Less than Million Category: Shimla was ranked the highest in ease of living, followed by Bhubaneshwar, Silvassa, Kakinada, Salem, Vellore, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Davangere, and Tiruchirappalli.

Municipal Performance Index 2020

  • Million+ Municipalities: Indore has emerged as the highest ranked municipality, followed by Surat and Bhopal.
  • Less than Million Category: New Delhi Municipal Council has emerged as the leader, followed by Tirupati and Gandhinagar.