Indore, Surat & Navi Mumbai bag awards for India’s top 3 cleanest cities


New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Surat (Gujarat) and Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) bagged the awards for India’s pinnacle 3 cleanest towns having over one lakh population.

Indore become adjudged India’s cleanest town for the 6th time in a row in the Centre’s annual cleanliness survey Swachh Survekshan 2022 on Saturday.

Similarly, Panchgani (Maharashtra), Patan (Chhattisgarh) and Karhad (Maharashtra) stood within the pinnacle three positions inside the category of towns having less than one lakh populace.

Similarly, inside the class of nice acting states inside the Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022, Madhya Pradesh bagged the pinnacle function, observed by Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra.

President Droupadi Murmu on Saturday gave away the awards to the winner towns and concrete neighborhood bodies at an occasion in Delhi.

The event become attended by way of Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and others.

Ahmedabad in Gujarat obtained the award for ‘Cleanest Mega City’ and New Delhi bagged the award for ‘Clean Small City’.

“Swachh Survekshan is today the most important city sanitation survey within the international. What started out in 2016 as a pilot among seventy three towns has grown into a huge exercise with the 2022 version masking four,355 cities.

The spirit of healthy competitive federalism is in full display. Urban nearby bodies (ULBs) have competed vigorously to enhance their scores on various Swachhata parameters,” said Puri.

While SBM (U) succeeded in making Swachhata into a mass human beings’s motion, SBM (U) 2.Zero alerts an excellent extra ambition.

The objectives of this second phase were ramped up to the subsequent degree in which no much less than holistic cleanliness will suffice. By the end of SBM (U) 2.0, I am satisfied that our towns turns into ‘Garbage Free’, stated the Minister.

This year’s Survekshan become unique because it coincided with celebrations of the seventy fifth 12 months of India’s independence.

ULBs were endorsed to commit one circle (chauraha) as a tribute to the freedom opponents.

Besides, Safaimitra Suraksha was protected inside the SS 2022 which targeted at the well being and safety of safaimitras.

Officials stated that attention of this survekshan turned into humans’s first as 18,17,513 face to face comments became captured, nine crore citizen comments changed into captured through various resources like Swachhatta app, Vote to your metropolis app, my gov app and many others

In keeping with the subject matter of Azaadi@seventy five and to pay tribute to the wisdom of the elderly, the survekshan, SS 2022 aimed to seize comments from senior citizens as an necessary a part of the survey.

Moreover, to make sure variety of voices, SS 2022 also reached out to teenagers who are the future of the u . S . A ., stated officers.