Municipal Performance Index (MPI) 2020:
Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs announced the release of the final rankings of Municipal Performance Index (MPI) 2020.
- In the Million+ category, Indore has emerged as the highest-ranked municipality, followed by Surat and Bhopal.
- In the Less than Million category, New Delhi Municipal Council has emerged as the leader, followed by Tirupati and Gandhinagar.
- The MPI examined the sectoral performance of 111 municipalities (with Delhi being assessed separately for NDMC and the three Municipal Corporations) across five verticals which comprise 20 sectors and 100 indicators in all totality.
- The five verticals under MPI are Services, Finance, Policy, Technology, and Governance.