Diamond City Surat is recently conferred with two awards “Best Urban City of India” and “Best City to live in” by Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS) in New Delhi on 4th April, 2013. After a survey of top Indian cities, two awards Quality of Life and Quality of City Systems were awarded to Surat as the best urban city this year.
The Gujarat information department has claimed in a press release that Ahmedabad was runners up while Surat won at the Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS) in different categories. The survey covered aspects like urban planning and design, urban capacities and resources, empowered and legitimate political representation and transparency and accountability. These factors were defined as important issues related to the quality of life in a city.
Surat is came out to be the best among all major cities of India.