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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Three Cities From Northeast Among Top 10 Dirtiest Cities In India

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Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday introduced the Swachh Survekshan 2020 consequence on the Award Ceremony ‘Swachh Mahotsav’ within the nationwide capital being organised by the Ministry of Housing and City Affairs (MoHUA).

Indore in Madhya Pradesh was hailed because the nation’s cleanest metropolis for the fourth consecutive yr.

Surat in Gujarat and Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra ranked second and third respectively amongst cities.

This yr, a complete of 4,242 cities had been surveyed inside 28 days. Suggestions from 1.9 crore residents was collected for the fully paperless survey.

The survey targeted on assortment segregated waste and upkeep until processing website, therapy and reuse of wastewater, curbing strong waste-based air air pollution, amongst different elements.

There have been some cities that scored poorly attributable to mismanagement and had been within the backside 10. Within the checklist three cities from Northeast – Shillong, Itanagar and Dimapur have been ranked among the many backside 10.


Listed here are the nation’s dirtiest cities (inhabitants beneath 10 lakh):

1. Gaya
2. Buxar
3. Abohar
4. Bhagalpur
5. Parsa Bazaar
6. Shillong
7. Itanagar
8. Dimapur
9. Bihar Sharif
10. Saharsa

Guwahati’s rank additionally obtained degraded this yr in Swachh Survekshan. Guwahati which secured 303 place in 2019 secured 356 place this yr.

For cities with a inhabitants of over 10 lakh, the checklist of nation’s dirtiest cities is as follows:

1. Patna
2. East Delhi
3. Chennai
4. Kota
5. North Delhi
6. Madurai
7. Meerut
8. Coimbatore
9. Amritsar
10. Faridabad

In the meantime, Jorhat in Assam declared because the “Cleanest City” within the Northeast zone underneath the class of 50,000 to 1 lakh inhabitants.

Swachh Survekshan (Cleanliness survey) is an annual survey of cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation in cities and cities throughout India. It was launched as a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

The primary survey was performed in 2016.

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