City Wellbeing

City Wellbeing

In a constantly dynamic and internationalized world economy Cities serve as the
strategic hubs or connectivity collaboration and progress.

In response Chandigarh already being a major Indian city of strategic importance For the service sector health education information technology amongst others it's also rapidly evolving as a Global knowledge society.

At this juncture, there is a critical need to build better professional and vocational capacities for a sustainable workforce needed to propel the knowledge infrastructure of the city in rising to the league of the greatest cities of the world.

City indexing benchmarking and rankings are today a global measure of a city’s performance.

City rankings, benchmarking and indexes are today a global phenomenon as public and private institutions across the world foster city performance measures. These tools are allegedly useful to guide and evaluate policies implemented by local authorities in diverse fields but are especially prominent in the field of sustainability. Their introspection criteria provide a perspective that can be used in strategic policy advice for urban governance, social development, and policymaking. They can provide comparative information and improved understanding.

With the objective of facilitating grassroot initiatives to effect positive change in the aspects that govern these parameters, Chandigarh Welfare Trust will work with all stakeholders of the city to improve processes infrastructures and build best practices around its social, cultural, and economic landscape.

Imagine visiting the mesmerizing Sukhna Lake, but to reach the man-made spectacle, you pass by streets laden with foul-smelling garbage. After the experience, would you encourage others to plan a visit to Chandigarh? Probably not!

We are working on it. Work with us. Join our initiative here.

The EoLI is an assessment tool by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs that evaluates the quality of life and the impact of various initiatives for urban development in the city. It provides a comprehensive understanding of participating cities across India based on the quality of life, the economic ability of a city, and its sustainability and resilience. It also incorporates the residents’ view on the services provided by city administration through a Citizen Perception Survey.

According to the ranking of 111 cities on the Ease of Living Index 2020, released by the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs on Thursday, Chandigarh is placed at a lowly 29th position out of 49 cities with million plus population.

We are working to improve it here.

The Human Development Index (HDI) is an index that measures key dimensions of human development. The three key dimensions are: A long and healthy life – measured by life expectancy; Access to education – measured by expected years of schooling of children at school-entry age and mean years of schooling of the adult population, and A decent standard of living – measured by Gross National Income per capita adjusted for the price level of the country.

On a scale of 0-1, Chandigarh ranks 0.77. We need to do better! Join us here. to help us improve it.

Youthful cities are connected, dynamic, open, curious, inventive, and playful. Youthful cities are more prosperous with happier citizens. Youthful cities truly engage their youth to build stronger economies and social structures.

Join our initiatives here which are helping us become the most youthful city in the world.

In 2019, Youthful Cities launched the first Urban Work Index with the help of RBC Future Launch. It focused on topic areas traditionally associated with work and cities: affordability, education, employment, and entrepreneurship.

We need to make our city into one of the best working locations around the world.

Join our initiatives here.

Given the global competition between cities, the Global Power City Index (GPCI) evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to their “magnetism,” or their comprehensive power to attract people, capital, and enterprises from around the world. It does so through measuring 6 functions—Economy, Research and Development, Cultural Interaction, Livability, Environment, and Accessibility—providing a multidimensional ranking.

Putting Chandigarh on this list is our central goal with respect to global city ranking frameworks.

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