President Droupadi Muru released a ranking of urban local bodies (ULBs) of cleanliness parameters for 2022 on Saturday. The NCR The city of Noida has been ranked in 11th place in the latest report compared to 9th in the 2021 survey report.
The ranking of ULBs has been done in two categories – more than ten thousand and less than ten thousand. Among ULBs with less than a thousand inhabitants, four of the five cleanest cities are from Maharashtra, roughly similar to the trend for 2022. Panchgani in Maharashtra is the cleanest of these, followed by Patan in Chhattisgarh and Karhad in Maharashtra.
The 2022 survey covers 4,354 ULB, including 62 District Committees and 91 Ganga Towns in the country. First edition of Swachh Survekshan in 2016 covers only 73 ULBs. Except for 126 ULB from West Bengal, all other local agencies participated in the survey.
Of the 62 Cantonment Boards, Deolali in Maharashtra emerged as the cleanest, followed by Ahmedabad and Mhow in Madhya Pradesh. Delhi State Board of Directors 5th on the list.
“The main purpose of Swachh Survekshan is to check the cleanliness of cities and actively implement Swachhata mission initiatives in a timely and innovative manner,” said the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
In this survey, cities are evaluated under a variety of parameters over three periods of the year. The assessment has three components – Service Level Progress, Citizen voice and certificate. Under the voice of the people on the field, field verification was also carried out to confirm the ULB’s claims. The ministry said the sample was collected from 100% of the wards in the cities covered in this survey.
For the first time, the “Citizen Scorecard” was used for a survey aimed at disseminating information about the city’s cleanliness status to residents. This includes various aspects such as separate door-to-door waste collection, street and public restroom cleaning, city aesthetics, market cleaning, residential areas, sewers and other areas. water bodies, daily cleaning in residential areas, no open-air dumps, and a mechanism to deal with citizen complaints.