Swachh Survekshan: Indore will get cleanest metropolis tag for 4th time in a row; Surat 2nd, Navi Mumbai third

New Delhi, August 20  

Indore was adjudged India’s cleanest metropolis for a fourth straight 12 months whereas Surat and Navi Mumbai grabbed the second and third positions respectively, because the Centre introduced the outcomes of its newest annual cleanliness survey on Thursday.

Varanasi, represented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha, was adjudged the ‘Best Ganga Town’ within the nation, adopted by Kanpur, Munger, Prayagraj and Haridwar.

Chhattisgarh was given the ‘Cleanest State’ award within the class of states having greater than 100 city native our bodies, adopted by Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

The Swachh Survekshan awards 2020 — the fifth annual cleanliness survey of the nation—had been introduced by Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri at a ceremony the place 129 awards got in several classes.

The survey brochure describes the New Delhi Municipal Council as “India’s Cleanest National Capital (National or State Capitals/UT)”. The NDMC includes massive a part of Rajpath and the VIP zone of Lutyens’ Delhi.

A complete of 4,242 cities, 62 Cantonment Boards and 97 Ganga cities had been surveyed, and 1.87 crore residents participated within the train, based on the federal government.

Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh has been ranked the cleanest metropolis within the class of 1-10 lakh inhabitants, adopted by Mysore in Karnataka and New Delhi Municipal space.

The Jalandhar Cantonment Board had been ranked first whereas Delhi Cantonment Board and Meerut Cantonment Board have grabbed second and third positions respectively.

According to the survey outcomes, Jharkhand was adjudged the ‘Cleanest State’ within the class of getting lower than 100 ULBs, adopted by Haryana, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam and Himachal Pradesh.

Indore has topped the rating within the cleanest metropolis class (having a couple of lakh inhabitants), and is adopted by Surat, Navi Mumbai. Vijaywada and Ahmedabad.

Nasik has been ranked 25th, whereas Bihar’s Patna 47th, North Delhi and East Delhi 43rd and 46th positions within the cleanest metropolis class.

In the class of inhabitants of lower than 1 lakh, Maharashtra’s Karad bagged the primary place, adopted by Saswad and Lonavala.

After asserting the outcomes, Puri stated, “Swachh Survekshan (cleanliness survey) will continue to help us in sustaining the gains made under Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban, while providing a comprehensive roadmap to institutionalise the concept of total swachhata among all our cities.”               

Greater Hyderabad has been given the ‘Best Mega City’ award within the class of ‘Citizen Feedback’.

“Ancient holy town of Varanasi is rightfully the cleanest town on the banks of river Ganga. Heartiest congratulations to PM Shri @narendramodi Ji, who represents the city in Lok Sabha, for his visionary leadership which has inspired the people of the town for this achievement,” Puri tweeted.

Chandigarh has been awarded as ‘Best Union Territory in Citizen Feedback’, whereas Gandhi Nagar has been ranked as ‘Best State Capital in Innovation and Best Practices’.

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra stated that “Swachh Survekshan 2020 had an overwhelming scale with the survey team visiting over 58,000 residential and over 20,000 commercial areas covering over 64,000 wards in a mere 28 days.”

Jharkhand’s Madhpur Nagar Parishad has been awarded as ‘Best City in Citizen Feedback – East Zone’. PTI


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