Swachh Survekshan 2020 -THE HINDU- 21-08-2020
Indore wins cleanest city title again
For the fourth year in a row, Indore has been ranked the cleanest city in the country, according to the Swachh Survekshan 2020 report released by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry.
A total of 129 awards will be handed over to the top-performing cities and states in the programme, titled “Swachh Mahotsav”.
Swachh Survekshan 2020 is the world’s largest cleanliness survey.
It ranked a total of 4,242 cities, 62 Cantonment Boards and 92 Ganga Towns and saw the participation of 1.87 crore citizens.
The Swachch Mahotsav is being organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has been conducting the Swachh Survekshan since 2016 to encourage cities to improve urban sanitation.
The competition has been able to imbibe a spirit of healthy competition among the citizens with respect to improving the cleanliness of their cities.