including 53 with a population of above 10 lakh each and state capitals. West Bengal's Kolkata and Noida of Uttar Pradesh will participate in the next round, hence the ranking this year was for 73 cities.
New Delhi was ranked based on its three municipal corporations. While East Delhi Municipal Corporation was ranked 52, North and South Delhi Municipal Corporation were 43 and 39, respectively. The list of the top 10 includes Mysuru, Chandigarh, Tiruchirapalli, New Delhi Municipal Council area, Visakhapatnam, Surat, Rajkot, Gangtok, Pimprichindwad and Greater Mumbai.