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Indore Retains Cleanest City Tag

New Delhi: Indore metropolis in Madhya Pradesh emerged because the cleanest metropolis for the fourth time in a row within the class of multiple lakh inhabitants, the Ministry of Housing and City Improvement introduced on Thursday.

The Swachh Survekshan awards had been introduced by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. It displays the efficiency of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, launched in 2014. The survey was carried out in 4,242 cities, 62 cantonment boards and 92 Ganga cities and was accomplished in 28 days.

Mysuru in Karnataka had gained the award for the cleanest metropolis within the first version of the survey in 2016, whereas Indore had retained the highest place for 3 consecutive years.

This 12 months, Indore is adopted by Surat metropolis in Gujarat and Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra. In the meantime, within the class of lower than one lakh inhabitants, Karad, Saswad and Lonavala cities in Maharashtra emerged victorious.

Ahmedabad in Gujarat ranked first within the cleanest mega metropolis class, whereas Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur secured the cleanest smallest metropolis tag. Bengaluru gained one of the best self-sustainability award within the mega metropolis class and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh gained the award within the small metropolis class.

Chhattisgarh ranked first within the class of finest performing states with greater than 100 city native our bodies, whereas Jharkhand emerged first within the lower than 100 class.

Greatest metropolis by way of most citizen participation award within the class of inhabitants of over one lakh has been given to Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur. In the identical class for cities with inhabitants lower than one lakh, the award was bagged by Nandaprayag in Uttarakhand.

India’s cleanest cantonment was awarded to Jalandhar in Punjab and finest Ganga city was given to Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency, in Uttar Pradesh.

New Delhi Municipal Council secured the cleanest capital metropolis tag, whereas Lucknow and Bhopal gained the quickest mover capital and most sustainable capital award respectively within the pan-India survey.

(IANS)

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