Improved Quality of Life in National Capital. Improved quality of life, as measured by an index comprising reduced emergency psychiatric calls, reduced trauma, fewer complaints against police, and fewer accidental deaths, was found when a large group of participants in the TM Sidhi Programme was established.Ref.‘Transforming political institutions through individual and collective consciousness: The Maharishi Effect and government’. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, August 1997