Mumbai ranked 45th in terms of safety amongst 60 cities

Mumbai and Delhi has been ranked 37th and 41th respectively on the parameter of personal security and 45th and 52th overall on a world's safest cities list that ranked 60 countries worldwide across five continents

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With the world's cities expanding in terms of size and number, the government is bound to balance between connectivity, safety, and privacy for the private sector and citizens alike. These aspects define the citizens' personal as well as overall safety in the metropolitan. Recently, a discussion in this regard was held by policymakers, business leaders and industry experts at the Safe Cities Summit in Singapore.

As per the study, Mumbai and Delhi have been ranked 37th and 41st respectively on the parameter of personal security whereas have been placed 45th and 52nd overall on a world's safest cities list that ranked 60 countries worldwide across five continents. 

The list was topped by Japanese capital Tokyo and it also included six other cities of Asia-Pacific region in the top 10.

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Walter Lee, the evangelist and the government relations leader in the Global Safety Division of the NEC Corporation, explained that one of the most important factors to making safer cities is to secure the digital identity of its citizens in both the cyber and physical space.

Meanwhile, the discussions at the summit consisted of conversations ranging from climate resilience, urban living, protecting against cyber-attack and police enforcement.

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