Indore’s fourth consecutive win, tops Swachh Survekshan 2020


The federal government on Thursday introduced the outcomes of annual survey of cleanliness, Swachh Survekshan 2020 and Indore as soon as once more retained the highest spot because the cleanest metropolis of India.

Town has bagged the spot fourth time in a row. Gujarat’s Surat on second spot and Maharashtra’s Navi Mumbai on third.

Union Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri“ stated, I visited Indore just a few years in the past, together with a member of a Japanese delegation. After we reached the town, I noticed he Japanese going to varied locations in Indore. I requested him ‘what are you doing?’ He stated ‘I used to be looking for filth, however couldn’t’. I don’t suppose there may very well be any greater testimony to the achievement of the town.” He advised this to Shivraj Singh Chouhan after Indore gained the award.

That is the fifth version of the survey that was launched by PM Modi in January 2016.

A complete of 129 prime performing cities and states have been awarded within the digital programme referred to as ‘Swachh Mahotsav’. This programme has been organised by the ministry of housing and concrete affairs.

Swachh Survekshan 2020 coated 4,242 cities, 62 cantonment boards and 92 Ganga cities. This survey was carried out in 28 days.

Mysuru had gained the award for the cleanest metropolis of India within the first version of the survey, whereas Indore has retained the highest place for 3 consecutive years (2017,2018, 2019). In a primary, the Swachh Survekshan programme in 2019 was a totally digital survey accomplished in a report time.

Swachh Survekshan is supposed to observe the efficiency of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which was launched on October 2, 2014, the 150th start anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It goals to make India open-defecation free by 2019.

The survey was launched by the federal government with the target of producing large-scale participation in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. It additionally goals at inculcating a spirit of wholesome competitors amongst cities in direction of turning into India’s cleanest cities.


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