Govt announces result of Swachh Sarvekshan: Indore city tops the list
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced the results of the fifth edition of the nationwide Annual Sanitation Survey 2020.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced the results of the fifth edition of the nationwide Annual Sanitation Survey 2020. Indore of Madhya Pradesh is number four for the fourth consecutive time. Gujarat is followed by Surat in the second place and Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra on the third. Earlier, Indore topped 2017, 2018, 2019.
Swachch Bharat Abhiyan: Indore cleanest city
The cleanest city award was won by Mysore in Karnataka in the first edition. Earlier, Ministry spokesman Rajiv Jain told that 1.87 crore people from 4,242 cities participated in this survey. It consists of 62 Cantonment Boards and 92 towns located around the Ganges. He said that a total of 129 awards will be given to the states and cities for performing well by organizing the Swachh Mahotsav.
Prime Minister Modi will also interact with selected beneficiaries through video conferencing. It has been reported that the work of Swachh Survekshan 2020 has been completed in 28 days. 1.7 crore citizens registered on the cleanliness app. It was viewed more than 11 million times on social media.
Swachh Survekshan by Govt:
More than 5.5 lakh sanitation workers were attached to the social welfare program and more than 84,000 people engaged in garbage pickup were brought into the mainstream. Swachh Survekshan was launched by the government to create interest and competition among the people regarding this mission. This created a sense of healthy competition among cities towards becoming the cleanest city.