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Global Prosperity Index 2019

Current context: Three Indian cities appeared in the Global Prosperity Index including Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai.
Global Prosperity Index 2019 
  • Bengaluru was ranked 83rd in the list, Delhi and Mumbai stood at 101st and 107th position
  • The Index ranked 113 cities across the globe in terms of their inclusive prosperity of their economies measuring not only economic growth but its distribution across their population
  • Basque institutions has commissioned the Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index and was compiled by D&L Partners
  • The Index measured the economic Prosperity in terms of:
    • GDP per capita and empirical quality of life measures
    • Social Inclusion (Personal Safety, ICT) 
    • Spatial Inclusion (Affordable housing, environment quality, healthcare)
  • The list is topped by Zu rich (Switzerland), followed by Vienna (Austria) and Copenhagen (Denmark) in the second and third place
  • PICSA index is the first non-commercial ranking index that finds measures of economic productivity and shows how well people are in the economy

Question: 

Q: 1. Which Indian city/cities featured in the Global Prosperity Index 2019?
a. Delhi
b. Mumbai
c. Bengaluru
d. Only a and b
e. Only b and c
f. All a, b and c
Global Prosperity Index 2019 Global Prosperity Index 2019 Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on November 23, 2019 Rating: 5

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