3 MP cities get cleanest tag, Indore hits hat-trick
Three cities in Madhya Pradesh bagged top awards of Swachchh Survekshan 2019 announced by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Wednesday. Indore (4,659.09 points) retained the cleanest city tag for third straight year in a row, Bhopal (3,793.68) cleanest Capital and Ujjain (4,244.47) cleanest city in the category of medium city (3-10 lakh population). The second and third positions in the category were grabbed by Ambikapur (4,394.09) in Chhattisgarh and Mysuru (4,378.54) in Karnataka. Chhattisgarh is India’s Best Performing State followed by Jharkhand and Maharashtra. Meghalaya is on the bottom.
The New Delhi Municipal Council area (4,190.52) was given the ‘Cleanest Small City’ award, Uttarakhand’s Gauchar was adjudged the ‘Best Ganga Town’. The awards were conferred by President Ram Nath Kovind at an event in the national Capital on Wednesday.
Ahmedabad bagged ‘Cleanest Big City’, Delhi Cantonment as Cleanest Cantonment area, followed by Meerut Cantonment. Raipur named ‘Fastest Moving Big City’. Mathura-Vrindavan bagged the tag of the ‘Fastest Moving Medium Cities’.
According to survey, Gujarat is the Fastest Mover State while Punjab is the Best Performing State in Sanitation. Madhya Pradesh is the Best Performing State in Solid Waste Management. Dhule (Maharashtra), Karimnagar (Telangana), Rajamundry (Andhra Pradesh), Katni (Madhya Pradesh ), Yavatmal (Maharashtra) were the worst performer cities in the Swachchh survekshan.
The Swachchh Survekshan concluded on January 31 with about 4,237 urban local bodies participating in the city ranking survey.
Thursday, 07 March 2019 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi
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