Which is the cleanest city in India?
Indore, the largest and the most populous city in Madhya Pradesh was adjusted as the cleanest city in India in the Swaccha Survekshan cleanliness survey 2021 among cities with a population of over 1 lakh.
This is for the fifth consecutive year that Indore secured the number-one spot in the Swaccha Survekshan cleanliness survey.
Surat in Gujarat came second in the ranking, followed by Vijaywada of Andhra Pradesh
Swachh Survekshan is an annual survey to assess the nation wide implementation of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The survey is also used as a tool promote increased mass participation of citizens and local bodies in maintaining cleanliness and a hygienic environment in the country. Swachh Survekshan is a survey of cleanness and sanitation in India’s rural and urban areas.
The survey results provide the input to measure the performance by participating cities, which are included in different population groups based on certain parameters. This includes segregation of waste into wet, dry, and hazard categories; sanitation status of cities; percentage of waste going to landfills;etc.
This year, Indore repeated its comendable feat again and came 1st in the implementation of program..
The first Swachh Survekshan was conducted in 2016, covering 73 cities as part of the Central government’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign. This year, 4,320 cities participated in the survey, making it the world’s largest urban cleanliness survey
- What is the use of Swachh Survekshan?
Swachh Survekshan is aimed at encouraging citizens and local bodies to participate in keeping their living surroundings/terittories clean and hygienic, by implementing the measures of the Swachch Bharat Mission.
- What is the importance of Swachh Survekshan in the Clean India mission?
The survey examines the progress of the implementation of the Swachh Bharat mission and its results in rural and urban conditions by assessing various parameters. By ranking the cities for cleanliness, the campaign is expected to encourage local bodies and citizens to implement Swachh Bharat mission more vigorously.
- Who conducts the Swachh Survekshan survey?
The survey was conducted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Govt.of India along with the Quality Council of India (QCI) as its implementation partner
- WHO launched Swachh Survekshan 2021?
Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) launched the 7 th edition of the Swachh Survekshan (SS) 2021 in September 2021.
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|Ranking||Name of the city||State||Score/6000|
|9||GVMC Vishakhapatnam||Andhra Pradesh||4717.92|
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