Asia Pacific: Jaipur, India

Asia Pacific: Jaipur, India

Population: 2.8 million
Ease of Doing Business Rank (India): 122
Rigidity of Employment Index (India): 30

Jaipur is home to 64 engineering colleges, and soon will open a business-friendly Special Economic Zone complete with 2 million square meters of IT office space. Recently, the city was ranked third in a World Bank report comparing the ease of doing business in Indian cities.