For the fourth time in a row, Indore has been declared as India’s cleanest city. The announcement was made as the ‘Swachh Survekshan 2020’ survey results were declared by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Thursday.
As per the nationwide annual cleanliness survey, which has entered its fifth year, the second spot has been bagged by Surat followed by Navi Mumbai.
MoS H&UA @HardeepSPuri released the ‘Swachh Survekshan 2020 Results Dashboard’ at the Swachh Mahotsav.
Shri D S Mishra, @Secretary_MoHUA, was also present along with other Mission officials.
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— Swachh Bharat Urban (@SwachhBharatGov) August 20, 2020
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The survey results were announced by union minister Hardeep Singh Puri during Swachh Mahotsav organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
Hardeep Puri tweeted, “Heartiest congratulations! Indore is India’s cleanest city 4th year in a row. The city & its people have shown exemplary dedication towards cleanliness. Congratulations to MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, people, political leadership & Municipal Corporation for this superlative performance.”
Indore is India’s cleanest city 4th year in a row. The city & its people have shown exemplary dedication towards cleanliness. Congratulations to MP CM @ChouhanShivraj people, political leadership & Municipal Corporation for this superlative performance. pic.twitter.com/cg3DH6PnHM
— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) August 20, 2020
Centre launched Swachh Survekshan with the intention of enhancing the participation of citizens in the cleanliness mission. It also aimed to inculcate a spirit of healthy competition among cities which would eventually lead to a cleaner India.
“1.87 crore citizens participated in the survey of 4,242 cities, 62 cantonment boards and 92 towns along the Ganga river,” Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry spokesperson Rajeev Jain said on Tuesday.
This year’s Swachh Survekshan was completed in 28 days. Over 1.7 crore citizens registered on the Swachhata App. The survey garnered more than 11 crore impressions on social media.
India’s Cleanest Cities:
3. Navi Mumbai
8. New Delhi (NDMC)
17. GVMC Visakhapatnam
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