Cleanest City In India: For the sixth consecutive time, the city of Indore, Madhya Pradesh was ranked as the cleanest city in India while Surat and Navi Mumbai followed it on the next two spots in the Central government’s annual cleanliness survey, the results of which were announced Saturday. Indore and Surat retained their top positions in the big cities category this year, while Vijaywada lost its third spot to Navi Mumbai.Also Read – Jail Inmates Play 'Dandiya’ to Celebrate Indore’s Triumph as Cleanest City
बधाइयां! शुभकामनाएं! अभिनंदन!
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स्वच्छ सर्वेक्षण 2022 में इंदौर को देश का सबसे स्वच्छ शहर होने का गौरव प्राप्त करने पर देवतुल्य जनता, समस्त जनप्रतिनिधियों एवं टीम एमपी के सभी सदस्यों को हार्दिक बधाई। https://t.co/RVo6iGpbfL
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In the category of best performing states in ‘Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022’, Madhya Pradesh has secured the first position, followed by Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. Also Read – Four-Storey Building Collapses in Navi Mumbai's Kopar Khairane; 1 Dead, Rescue Ops Underway
Among the states having fewer than 100 urban local bodies, Tripura has bagged the top rank, according to the survey results. President Droupadi Murmu on Saturday gave away the awards to the winners at an event here also attended by Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and others. Also Read – IndiGo Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Kanpur Airport Due To Technical Glitch
LIST OF OTHER CLEAN TOWNS
- Bijnor was ranked the first among Ganga towns with fewer than one lakh population followed by Kannauj and Garhmukhteshwar respectively.
- In to the survey, Maharashtra’s Deolali was adjudged the country’s cleanest Cantonment Board.
- In the category of cities having population fewer than one lakh, Maharashtra’s Panchgani was ranked number one, followed by Chhattisgarh’s Patan (NP) and Maharashtra’s Karhad.
- Haridwar was adjudged the cleanest Ganga town in the category of more than 1 lakh population, followed by Varanasi and Rishikesh.
The 7th edition of Swachh Survekshan was conducted to study the progress of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) and rank the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) based on various cleanliness and sanitation parameters. The Survekshan has evolved from being an assessment of 73 cities in 2016 to covering 4,354 cities this year.
(With PTI inputs)