Ease of Living Index

Jalandhar declared safest city in Punjab

Jalandhar declared safest city in Punjab

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Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, March 5

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has ranked Jalandhar city at 32nd position among 62 cities in the country with a population of less than one million in the ‘Ease of Living Index 2020’.

The city secured 52.18 points and is the only one from Punjab to figure in this category. The city scored 100 and 96 points in safety and security categories.

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Jalandhar Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said its’s a proud moment for us and our responsibility has increased to serve the people of the city. “We will continue working at the same pace and won’t rest till the city becomes the safest in the entire country,” he said.


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The city scored 50.6 in terms of quality of life, while Ludhiana scored 57.36 and tops the state in this category. Jalandhar city scored a dismal 5 points in recreation and nil in green building category. It got 90 points for survey under the housing and shelter category.

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