New Delhi/Chandigarh, Aug 20
Indore was adjudged India’s cleanest metropolis for the fourth straight yr within the Swachh Survekshan Awards-2020 introduced at this time.
Among the northern states, Punjab moved up by one notch to sixth place within the total rating, a significant enchancment over 2017 when it was among the many 10 backside states. The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation topped among the many finest huge cities in innovation and practices, whereas the Nawanshahr Municipal Council scored a hat-trick by retaining the primary place in cleanliness within the 25,000 to 50,000 inhabitants class for north zone.
Haryana was adjudged the second cleanest state having lower than 100 city native our bodies. Karnal, CM Manohar Lal Khattar’s hometown, retained the tag of the cleanest metropolis within the state. Besides, it topped the cleanliness checklist for the north zone within the 1 lakh to 10 lakh inhabitants class. The metropolis improved its nationwide rating from final yr’s 24 to 17. The different high cities have been Rohtak (35), Panchkula (56) and Gurugram (62).
Jalandhar Cantonment was declared the cleanest cantt, whereas Chandigarh was awarded the perfect union territory in citizen suggestions. For the fourth straight yr, Jammu was declared one of many dirtiest cities, getting the 224th place amongst 382 cities with beneath 10 lakh inhabitants. — TNS