Aug 20, 2020
Indore has been ranked the cleanest city in the country; Swachh Survekshan 2020 report.; Important Awards of Swachh Survekshan 2020
Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri said Swachh Survekshan 2020, in its fifth edition, had become the world’s largest sanitation survey, with 1.8 crore citizens giving their feedback.
Among the cities with over 1 lakh population,
Indore was ranked number one, followed by Surat, Navi Mumbai, Ambikapur.
Among smaller cities, with a population under 1 lakh, the top three cities -Karad, Sasvad, and Lonavala -were all from Maharashtra.
In the category of ‚Ganga towns‛, Varanasi, was ranked the cleanest. Jalandhar got the top rank among cantonments and New Delhi was the cleanest capital city.
Chhattisgarh was ranked the cleanest State out of those with over 100 cities, while Jharkhand was the cleanest among those with fewer than 100 urban local bodies (ULBs) or cities.