Swachh Bharat Abhigyan – PM Modi launched Swachh Bharat Abhigyan on October 2nd 2014. From four years, the government ranking cleanest cities every year. Lets look the Swachh Survekshan survey for the year 2018.
“Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs concluded its third survey ‘Swachh Survekshan – 2018’ covering 4203 Cities including 61 Cantonment Boards.”
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) – The city has also developed its own cleanliness mobile application. With respect to direct feedback taken from citizens, the Indore Municipal Corporation was positively reviewed by over 75% of respondents who were satisfied with the current level of cleanliness in the city.
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) – BMC staff carry out twice a day sweeping in 100% of the commercial areas of the city and activity log for sweeping is also being tracked by the sanitary Inspectors.
Chandigarh (Chandigarh (UT)) – CMC has door-to-door garbage collection in all its 28 wards and many of the Bulk Garbage Generators have started on-site processing of organic waste.
New Delhi (Delhi) – The city is ‘Open Defecation Free’ and has nearly 300 plus community & public toilets to serve communities and public spaces.
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) – In Swachh Survekshan 2017, VMC secured #19 rank. Progressing slowly and steadily VMC in Swachh Survekshan 2018 has secured #5 rank and has also earned the title of being the Cleanest Big City of India (> 10 lakh population).
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
Mysore (Karnataka) –
Mysuru Municipal Corporation has a dedicated Program Implementation Unit (PIU) for making consistent efforts towards betterment of the ULB.
Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) –
100% of the identified Informal Waste Pickers (IWP) are integrated by the ULB and are deployed in all the wards. 100% of the constructed IHHL have tapped water
The ‘Swachh Survekshan 2018’ ranking of the Cities, separately done for those with a population of one lakh or more as national ranking was based on assessment of progress from January to December 2017.
The objective of the survey is to encourage large scale citizen participation and create awareness amongst all sections of society about the importance of working together towards making towns and cities a better place to live in.
Greater Hyderabad Got 27th rank where Ahmadabad (Gujarat) got 12th rank.
Vijayawada Municipal Corporation awarded India’s Cleanest Large City (above 10 Lakh Population).
Tirupati Municipal Corporation was awarded India’s Best Small City in ‘Solid Waste Management’.
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation was awarded India’s Best State Capital/UT in ‘Solid Waste Management’.