Changing work culture, transformed lifestyles and rise of the services industry make ‘life after work’ as important as ‘life at work’. Chronicling this trend for the first time, BT’s ranking of best cities shows some big changes.
However, it scores a distant 11th in the ‘Life after Work’ index — not because of a lack of malls, restaurants or movie theatres of which it has plenty — but because of its shoddy roads and inconsistent power supply.
It isn’t as posh as Gurgaon but Noida outstrips its neighbourhood rival in the generation of jobs, registering 14% employment growth versus 11% in Gurgaon, thanks to a fountain of small scale units.
This is a two-pronged study incorporating the results from secondary as well as primary data. Primary data was collected by way of an online survey. The secondary component was primarily used to create indices. This is done in the following manner:
A selection of indicators and survey results showing the best and the worst of Life at Work and Life after Work.
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