Indore Bags India’s Cleanest City for the Fourth Consecutive Year, with Chattisgarh as the Cleanest State

Indore Bags India’s Cleanest City for the Fourth Consecutive Year, with Chattisgarh as the Cleanest State

Centre announced the results of the annual cleanliness survey on Thursday. For the fourth consecutive year, Indore scored India’s cleanest city followed by Surat and Navi Mumbai on the second and third.
The survey was conducted of 4,242 cities, 97 Ganga towns, and 62 Cantonment Boards, and 1.87 crore citizens participated in the exercise.
The annual cleanliness survey of the country was announced by Union Housing and Urban Affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri. 129 awards were given in the ceremony for different categories.
There are also other survey announcements by the survey, followed by the ‘Best Ganga Town’ in the country with Kanpur, Mungar, Prayagraj, and Haridwar respectively.
Chattisgarh was awarded with ‘Cleanest State’ in the category of the state having 100 urban local bodies, followed by Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
The survey brochure awards New Delhi Municipal Council as India’s Cleanest National Capital (National or State capitals/UT). Notably, Rajpath and the VIP zone of Lutyen’s Delhi comes under NDMC.
Nasik has been ranked 25th, while Patna bagged 47th, North Delhi and East Delhi ranked 43rd and 46th in the cleanest city category.
Puri states, “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 institutionalize the concept of total swachhata among all our cities.”
“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.

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