Indore was rated as India’s cleanest city for the sixth time in a row, while Surat and Navi Mumbai followed it in the next two places in the central government’s annual cleanliness survey, the results. announced on Saturday.
In the category of best performing states in ‘Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022’, Madhya Pradesh took first place, followed by Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra.
Indore and Surat retained their top spots in the major cities category this year, while Vijaywada lost third place to Navi Mumbai.
According to the survey results, among the states with less than 100 urban local agencies, Tripura topped the ranking.
President Droupadi Murmu on Saturday presented the winners at an event here also attended by Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and others.
In the category of cities with a population of less than ten thousand, Maharashtra’s Panchgani was ranked number one, followed by Chhattisgarh’s Patan (NP) and Maharashtra’s Karhad.
Haridwar is rated as the cleanest Ganga town with over 10,000 inhabitants, followed by Varanasi and Rishikesh. PTI BUN Bijnor is ranked first among Ganga towns with a population of less than ten thousand. followed by Kannauj and Garhmukhteshwar respectively.
In the survey, Deolali of Maharashtra was considered the cleanest State Board of Directors in the country.
The 7th edition of Swachh Survekshan was made to study the progress of the Swachh Bharat (Cities) Mission and rank Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) based on various hygiene and cleanliness parameters.
Survekshan has grown from evaluating 73 cities in 2016 to 4,354 cities this year.
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