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Smart Governance CityScan Pune : Best Governed City in India T he survey, conducted across 23 cities, studied urban capacities, resources, political representation and effective functioning of municipal systems, in order to come up with an all-encompassing score for the cities' governance and quality of life. Pune wrested the first position from Thiruvananthapuram in the fifth edition of the annual survey, primarily because of key reforms undertaken by the city's government. These reforms include undertaking reforms under the 32 | April 2018 | www.smartgovernance.in