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Swachh Survekshan 2020: PM Modi To Announce Results Of Survey

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce the outcomes of the fifth version of the nationwide annual cleanliness survey, ‘Swachh Survekshan 2020’, on Thursday, the Union Housing and City Affairs Ministry has stated.

Ministry spokesperson Rajeev Jain stated on Tuesday that 1.87 crore residents participated within the survey of 4,242 cities, 62 cantonment boards and 92 cities alongside the Ganga river.

Jain stated {that a} complete of 129 awards might be handed over to the highest performing cities and states on the “Swachh Mahotsav” occasion.

The Union Housing and City Affairs Ministry, which is organising the occasion, stated that the prime minister may even work together with choose beneficiaries of the Swachh Bharat Mission-City (SBM-U) — ‘swachhagrahis’ (folks adopting cleanliness by constructing rest room at their houses) and ‘safaikarmis’ (sanitation employees) — from completely different components of the nation by way of video convention.

The prime minister will launch the ‘Swachh Survekshan 2020’ outcomes dashboard on the event, the ministry stated.

It acknowledged that ‘Swachh Survekshan 2020’, which was accomplished in 28 days, noticed registration of 1.7 crore residents on Swachhata App, over 11 crore impressions on social media, greater than 5.5 lakh sanitary employees linked to social welfare schemes and over 84,000 casual waste-pickers built-in into the mainstream.

Swachh Survekshan was launched by the federal government with the target of producing large-scale citizen participation within the Mission, together with inculcating a spirit of wholesome competitors amongst cities in direction of turning into India’s cleanest cities.

One other characteristic of the occasion would be the bringing collectively and felicitation of MoHUA’s companion organisations within the SBM-U journey, together with United States Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID), Invoice & Melinda Gates Basis (BMGF) and Google, the ministry stated.

The cleanliness survey report, together with stories on Swachh Survekshan Improvements and greatest practices, Swachh Survekshan Social Media Report and Report on Evaluation of Ganga Cities, may even be launched on the ‘Swachh Mahotsav’ occasion, it additionally stated.

Whereas Mysuru had gained the award for the cleanest metropolis of India within the first version of the survey, Indore has retained the highest place for 3 consecutive years (2017,2018, 2019).

The outcomes to be introduced on August 20 will deliver the curtains down on the much-anticipated outcomes for the 2020 version which had been delayed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, it added.

MoHUA had performed Swachh Survekshan 2016 survey for ranking 73 main cities in January 2016, adopted by Swachh Survekshan 2017 performed in January-February 2017 for rating 434 cities.

Swachh Survekshan 2018 ranked 4,203 cities. The 2019 version not solely coated 4,237 cities, however was additionally the first-of-its-kind utterly digital survey accomplished in a file time of 28 days, it acknowledged.

In response to the ministry, in ‘Swachh Survekshan 2020’, with the intention to guarantee steady evaluation and sustainability of on-ground efficiency of cities, the federal government had additionally launched Swachh Survekshan League, a quarterly cleanliness evaluation of cities and cities performed throughout three quarters, with 25 proportion weightage built-in into the ultimate Swachh Survekshan outcomes for this 12 months.


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