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30 MOST competitive cities in India

Last updated on: December 26, 2011 15:33 IST

Image: A view of the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.
Photographs: Reuters

While some cities are highly competitive, others take a more laidback attitude.

The Institute for Competitiveness has come out with the ranking of top 50 cities in India based on India City Competitiveness 2011 index.

According to the Institute, the index takes into consideration the various associated and crucial dimensions of competitiveness.

Let us have a look at the top 30 cities based on the ranking. Note: Goa has been added to this list, despite it being a state.

1. New Delhi

Financial: 70.3

Physical: 95.45

Communication: 73.43

Administration: 59.99

Human capacity: 71.25

Innovation: 62.97

Overall score: 78.02

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Image: Gateway of India in Mumbai.
Photographs: Reuters

2. Mumbai

Financial: 83.38

Physical: 63.77

Communication: 71.19

Administration: 63.53

Human capacity: 68.19

Innovation: 70.64

Overall score: 72.93

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Image: A visitor drinks coffee at the International Coffee Festival in Bangaluru.
Photographs: Reuters

3. Bengaluru

Financial: 62.15

Physical: 64.46

Communication: 67.53

Administration: 62.76

Human capacity: 64.04

Innovation: 59.99

Overall score: 65.28

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Image: Jaguar Land Rover Freelander 2 at a plant in Pune.
Photographs: Reuters

4. Pune

Financial: 54.50

Physical: 62.03

Communication: 61.86

Administration: 54.25

Human capacity: 68.51

Innovation: 64.21

Overall score: 64.27

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Image: Girls celebrate Holi in Chennai.
Photographs: Reuters

5. Chennai

Financial: 65.90

Physical: 62.37

Communication: 58.63

Administration: 56.20

Human capacity: 64.35

Innovation: 67.45

Overall score: 62.75

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Image: Labourers work in front of high rise residential colonies in Gurgaon.
Photographs: Reuters

6. Gurgaon

Financial: 65.29

Physical: 57.94

Communication: 68.65

Administration: 69.51

Human capacity: 61.32

Innovation: 62.63

Overall score: 62.30

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Image: A conductor stands beside a new tram in Kolkata.
Photographs: Reuters

6. Kolkata

Financial: 66.64

Physical: 64.02

Communication: 56.28

Administration: 57.93

Human capacity: 63.29

Innovation: 59.61

Overall score: 61.99

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Image: White tigers swim in a pond in Hyderabad.
Photographs: Reuters

8. Hyderabad

Financial: 67.16

Physical: 62.55

Communication: 61.36

Administration: 56.51

Human capacity: 60.56

Innovation: 64.86

Overall score: 61.76

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Image: A kite-flying enthusiast tightens the strings of a 30 feet in diameter kite in Ahmedabad.
Photographs: Reuters

9. Ahmedabad

Financial: 61.56

Physical: 58.18

Communication: 54.64

Administration: 54.77

Human capacity: 63.13

Innovation: 57.81

Overall score: 50.86

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Image: A view of the Jal Mahal in Jaipur.
Photographs: Reuters

10. Jaipur

Financial: 60.02

Physical: 57.21

Communication: 65.37

Administration: 58.74

Human capacity: 52.53

Innovation: 52.53

Overall score: 59.72

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Image: A street performer carries a child after a show in Noida.
Photographs: Reuters

11. Noida

Financial: 56.17

Physical: 56.57

Communication: 65.37

Administration: 58.10

Human capacity: 78.52

Innovation: 57.98

Overall score: 59.33

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Image: A diamond businessmen demonstrates a process at a cutting and polishing factory in Surat.
Photographs: Reuters

12. Surat

Financial: 56.73

Physical: 57.55

Communication: 53.87

Administration: 51.15

Human capacity: 60.50

Innovation: 57.92

Overall score: 58.85

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Image: A worker cleans the seats of Vidarbha cricket association stadium in Nagpur.
Photographs: Reuters

13. Nagpur

Financial: 56.83

Physical: 50.05

Communication: 63.91

Administration: 55.99

Human capacity: 59.56

Innovation: 58.91

Overall score: 58.48

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Image: A fisherman arranges a fishing net as his wife paddles their boat on outskirts of Kochi.
Photographs: Reuters

14. Kochi

Financial: 58.45

Physical: 61.57

Communication: 47.85

Administration: 53.85

Human capacity: 61.61

Innovation: 64.51

Overall score: 58.06

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Image: Tourists take a boat ride amid heavy fog at Sukhana Lake in Chandigarh.
Photographs: Reuters

15. Chandigarh

Financial: 60.90

Physical: 56.89

Communication: 61.68

Administration: 61.38

Human capacity: 60.94

Innovation: 65.64

Overall score: 58.01

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Image: A view of Vadodra.
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16. Vadodra

Financial: 57.12

Physical: 58.95

Communication: 59.20

Administration: 49.75

Human capacity: 57.66

Innovation: 58.28

Overall score: 57.38

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Image: Fishermen pull in their catch in Kovalam Beach, about 20 km south of Trivandrum
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17. Thiruvananthapuram

Financial: 60.59

Physical: 60.61

Communication: 44.07

Administration: 56.05

Human capacity: 61.56

Innovation: 61.56

Overall score: 57.31

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Image: A sadhu dries his robe near Nashik.
Photographs: Reuters

18. Nashik

Financial: 57.98

Physical: 54.85

Communication: 50.11

Administration: 50.77

Human capacity: 53.06

Innovation: 51.90

Overall score: 57.14

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Image: Workers build a temporary shade at a cricket ground in Rajkot.
Photographs: Reuters

19. Rajkot

Financial: 55.88

Physical: 55.93

Communication: 56.87

Administration: 51.33

Human capacity: 60.02

Innovation: 58.33

Overall score: 57.07

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Image: Daly College, Indore.
Photographs: Courtesy, Wikipedia Commons

20. Indore

Financial: 63.27

Physical: 57.09

Communication: 69.14

Administration: 62.62

Human capacity: 60.02

Innovation: 59.29

Overall score: 54.16

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Image: A view of Kozhikode.
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21. Kozhikode

Financial: 48.75

Physical: 59.20

Communication: 46.45

Administration: 54.41

Human capacity: 61.48

Innovation: 54.76

Overall score: 56.62

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Image: Coimbatore.
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22. Coimbatore

Financial: 53.52

Physical: 60.10

Communication: 57.90

Administration: 54.09

Human capacity: 63.38

Innovation: 60.93

Overall score: 56.51

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Image: Visitors walk inside the compund of Asafi Imambara, also known as Bara Imambara, in Lucknow.
Photographs: Reuters

23. Lucknow

Financial: 60.78

Physical: 51.54

Communication: 55.52

Administration: 59.70

Human capacity: 57.19

Innovation: 47.81

Overall score: 56.17

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Image: Mysore Palace.
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24. Mysore

Financial: 51.83

Physical: 60.86

Communication: 55.95

Administration: 57.60

Human capacity: 56.25

Innovation: 58.53

Overall score: 55.57

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Image: A tourist paraglides on Baga beach in Goa.
Photographs: Reuters

25. Goa

Financial: 49.74

Physical: 61.19

Communication: 52.85

Administration: 56.18

Human capacity: 58.51

Innovation: 63.05

Overall score: 55.51

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Image: A view of Visakhapatnam.
Photographs: Courtesy, Wikipedia Commons

26. Visakhapatnam

Financial: 62.06

Physical: 58.77

Communication: 54.31

Administration: 52.29

Human capacity: 53.35

Innovation: 59.86

Overall score: 55.48

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Image: A view of Kanpur.
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27. Kanpur

Financial: 55.37

Physical: 56.44

Communication: 61.15

Administration: 58.73

Human capacity: 56.05

Innovation: 49.60

Overall score: 55.48

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Image: A boy prepares to sell his umbrellas in Bhopal.
Photographs: Reuters

28. Bhopal

Financial: 59.22

Physical: 58.07

Communication: 65.23

Administration: 65.95

Human capacity: 52.81

Innovation: 56.57

Overall score: 55.45

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Image: Main Hall of The American College, Madurai.
Photographs: Courtesy, Wikipedia Commons

29. Madurai

Financial: 48.43

Physical: 58.05

Communication: 50.91

Administration: 50.99

Human capacity: 58.97

Innovation: 60.93

Overall score: 55.44

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Image: A shopping mall in Ludhiana.
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30. Ludhiana

Financial: 59.04

Physical: 54.90

Communication: 55.17

Administration: 51.49

Human capacity: 55.45

Innovation: 51.94

Overall score: 55.35

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